Our difference attracted us. Not the difference between ourselves, but the way we are both different from persistent, flourishing stereotypes.
gender stereotypes will forever cage the emotional joy of the sexual stage
The notion that the female is emotionally weaker than the male is perhaps the most ridiculous and the most relationship-destructive of all modern attitudes. The inherent strength of motherhood makes masculine bravado seem like a pompous courtship ritual. Puffed up chests full of hot air are fine for male turkeys not humans. Such gender silliness serves no one in the mating game that can, potentially, produce an enduring love that will expand sexuality far beyond all masturbatory fantasies of youth.