it's meaningless to say you're meant to be where you end up. It's arbitrarily renaming that 'where you're meant to be'. I don't believe anyone is meant to be anywhere. You are where you are, and end up where you end up.
Ali on her feelings for Whyte, especially after he falls in love with Calyx, leaving her without the person she thought she had loved since they were kids. Her safety net. Now he is Calyx's safety net.