If the NRE indeed was an issue, I wonder if there is a way to mitigate that, perhaps by taking things very slowly. Maybe not jumping into the fire right away and letting things build.
Annabel, maybe you can share some of the things you asked for or wrestled with internally when you decided to get back with Davis. Oh, Julia, if you haven't read Annabel's blog, you should. She's a wunnerful writer and her story is inspiring.
The world opens up... when you do.
Oh, oh, can't you see? Love is the drug for me. ~Bryan Ferry
"Love is that condition in which another person's happiness is essential to your own." ~Robert Heinlein