They: Pronoun. Refers to the persons, Dean and Stephanie.
Had: Verb. Past Tense Possessive: The relationship which at the best of times was . . . well . . . let’s just say that Dean was Stephanie’s frozen meat.
Nothing: Noun, Indirect Object: That which does not exist. In terms of frozen meat, a relationship to be sure — not a friend with benefits, which would imply a mutual agreement, this is something less.
To: Preposition. A leading word. A set up. Similarities to Frozen meat continue.
Say: Adverb. To express in words one’s true feelings. No apologies, just a statement which may or may not be true.
To: Prep. Transition. From words that may have been left hanging, that which might remain unsaid, unimplied. Nothing is clear.
Each: Adj. Being one of two distinct individuals having a relationship. A singularity who may or may not be crying.
Other. Noun. One that remains of two, physically and emotionally. Here a finality. Frozen meat that has been cooked, eaten and tossed out with the rest of the garbage.