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Re: [IP] Re: relationships

At 09:24 AM 6/30/1999 -0700, Sam wrote:
>Normal is an average. Have you ever met an average person?? I haven't. We 
>are all over the map... tall, short, skinny, overweight, old, young... and 
>if someone doesn't have health problems now, they will.
>I think most of this has to do with expectations. If you expect the person 
>of your dreams to be "perfect", just like in the movies, then there will be 
>major problems with acceptance (and with life in general). However, if you 
>are in tune with the real world and can love and accept your partner as 
>they really are (warts and all), then being diabetic is not going to be a 
>major problem for the relationship.
>(who has plenty of "warts")

this is begging for a 'wifely' response...but,  being a person of 'no
warts' myself... :-))  ... i am exercising admirable restraint.

(who sam always terms the 'model of perfection' --- NOT)

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