Something to ponder..
Right, well in my ponderances upon something else completely, I came up with this thought (and no, it's not based in anyway upon a rl situation for me, except the implied type):
Speaking to a jealous spouse about a colleague (particularly to a dual about a <something>):
[insert preamble comforting words] You see, she stimulates me mentally and intuitively, but you stimulate me emotionally and physically..[etc]
...And now I'm trying to figure out the particulars and how to explain the abstracts of where this led me. Until I get that finished, there's something to ponder upon..
some key words and phrases:
romantic vs intellectual (interest)
static vs dynamic