That is a really beautiful metaphor, redpepper. Thank you. I'm sure it will prove useful to me, and possibly soon. I will keep it tucked away in my brain.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own...
Robert A. Heinlein
Me: female, bi, (formerly hinge of a vee)
with FirstBoyFriend (FBF)(moderately long-distance)
and no longer with CurrentBoyFriend (CBF)(who lives in the apartment building next door)