Posted by Icthulu (220.127.116.11) on April 12, 2003 at 20:32:06:
In Reply to: Re: 5-2 combo posted by Sharlee (18.104.22.168) on April 07, 2003 at 06:06:20:
> #### My experience has been that 2's and 5's often end up together. I'm not sure if that is because the 2 will persist when other types give up or if the 5 is drawn to the 2 because they do have opposite qualities and the 5 senses that it complements them. Further down the track though, the 5 resents the 2's intrusion and the 2 resents the non responsiveness of the 5 to engage and there is trouble. But that is often the way with relationships - what attracts us ends up driving us apart (thankfully not always).
I agree with that statement, and I'm sure that it is the combination of persistance and curiosity that draws me to them. Though I don't think that this realtionship is doomed in any way. I have been with a 2 for 6 years now, an we still love each other as much as when we first met. The strongest point is that there is a great sence of trust between us. We both have no fear of anything thing that the other does with friends, which is exceptionally beneficial (I get free space and she gets emotional attention that I don't always provide). Although everyone gets on each others nerves over time, you would be happy in this type of situation as long as you both live very close to one another, or in the same home.
If the 5 is allowed to be alouff without the 2 for longer than a few weeks, the relationship will fail soon after, as the 5 will find other things to keep the brain occupied, and involve themselves with other 2's that are more convienient. The thinking is probably: I know that my partner needed a lot of attention, and since I have not been contacted recently, then my partner must have found someone else. (kind of sociopathic but it sums it up best).
This is probably the best situation for anyone that wants to have close friends, go out often, and still maintain a serious relationship.
Hope I helped you.
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