I am sorry that you are dealing with a broken heart too. Yes, they have alot of things to work out between them, more than I think they realize. I hope they do, for they are wonderful people. Distance is challenging, but it was doable, but I could never get past that wall that seemed to surround everything.
That would be rough. Not allowing for that kind of intimacy would be difficult. I wonder if thats how they allowed poly into their lives. By limiting the ability to be intimate. It wouldn't be the first time.
Yes, this is exactly what I felt. There was so many rules and boundaries that it felt like I was having a relationship with a boundary instead of a living breathing person.
Yes, life lessons, take it as it was.