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    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
      3 months ago

      Good stuff. Relates both to marriage and non-marriage, methinks, imho.

      The 7th Heaven tv theme song is playing in my head now.



    • EZ19693 months ago

      Excellent piece. All rings true.

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      3 months ago

      100% agree - spot on! Terrific article. One truly imperative quality not mentioned is each person in the relationship having a deep sense of self love, self respect and self acceptance. When one is really centered in ones self, giving to another is natural and easy - it flows.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all timeScout
      3 months ago

      ”it boils down to simply that best friends don’t do bad things to each other.,” he says. “They wouldn’t think of it.”

    • Jessica
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      3 months ago

      'Society is set up to satisfy business interests, not family interests' - I have seen and experienced this setup resulting in pain again and again, too many times.