Yes to all of the above! I’ve written quite a bit about this also, but from the pov of someone with two life partners (and a few other types of other partners). You did an excellent job of presenting this and linking it in with vulnerability and Brene Brown’s work (which I’ve also written some about). I think possessiveness is really toxic.

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