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Old 01-31-2017, 06:43 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by TwoSwords View Post
Umm... I'm afraid I must not have expressed this well enough. See, I value deeper qualities too (ethics, abilities, commitments, etc,)... on a non-emotional level. Yes, I recognize, consciously, the hierarchy of what traits are most important for a person to have, but it never has any effect on my emotional state at all. That was what I meant when I said that my feelings weren't malleable in that sense.
Certainly. I wasn't accusing you of not valuing those things. But notice my use of the words "for me" in my explanation. I'm simply sharing with you how I'm able to rationalize and adjust when my wife's physical characteristics change.
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