It’s pretty common for possessive jealousy to send a couple into a clingy / aloof dynamic.
People who are confident, who like themselves, and who feel good about how they treat their partner tend to be less jealous.
When someone’s relationship is through the roof fantastic, they’re less apt to be tight around what their partner does outside the relationship.
Jealousy is a two-headed, green-eyed monster. It’s got an intellectual side and an emotional side.
We set out to redefine masculinity. Then I realized the word had problems that wouldn’t be resolved by a new definition.
Organic monogamy is descriptive rather than prescriptive. It requires no effort and draws little attention.