Originally Posted by rolypoly
I have recently been thinking a lot about these kinds of trade offs. What I crave is the sense of belonging and security that comes from knowing there is at least one person in the world who will ALWAYS be there for me, no matter what. I have also felt most at home in recent years within some form of unconventional, multi-partnered, fluid, highly communicative arrangement. So, maybe trading one can threaten the other.
I guess it comes down to "what is the priority" and understanding that you can't have everything as much as we might like to think. If someone out there truly feels they do have everything, please stand up so we can see what that looks like