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Old 07-28-2013, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Marcus View Post
I don't think there is something inherently negative about saying "he and I are in a committed relationship", I just think it's best to be precise about what that means.

I am committed to my relationship with IV, for example, but it doesn't mean what most people think it means.
I know exactly what committed means to me .. If I was asking/explaining it with somebody with whom I was wanting committment then I think specifics are indeed important but, for general conversation - while I can concede that the word has a variety of connotations/meanings - I think there is a basic, collective understanding at work that allows the term to be mobilised without too much angst.

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