Debra Faith Warshaw for Elephant Journal
They say that when we’re choosing a tennis partner it is best to find someone that plays better than us so that it will help to improve our game.
Unfortunately, this kind of sucks for the better player if what they’re looking for is a challenge and the hope of improving their own game.
Romantic love works pretty much the same way…sort of.
Romantic love thrives best when both partners share a perception of equality between them and it struggles when we don’t.
Perception of equality means something very different to equality in the traditional sense of the word. This is not equality based around superficial or materialistic things. This is not about looks, age, gender, life experience, power, financial status or even intelligence. This is not about equality “in the eyes of God” sense either.
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