They’re extremely respectful of one another’s limits and thoughts as independent, free individuals, and I think it’s the fact that they refuse to allow themselves to be completely swallowed by the relationship itself in the first place that they’re capable of doing this.”

I really think this is a huge factor that is largely not encouraged in mainstream marriage but should be!

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