Exactly! Falling into other people's relationship paradigms leads to distance. Co-creating yours together leads to better communication and closeness, even if what you agree on looks like a monogamous relationship, or even if you agree to be completely open - you still get deeper intimacy in that relationship do to the level of vulnerability and communication.

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