the use of the word lover when they are in romantic relationships, preferring to use the word boyfriend or girlfriend instead ? Why is there is so much hesistancy in using the word "lover". The terms boyfriend/girlfriend seems very sophomoric. We are mature and sensual adults in relationships, not teenagers experiencing puppy love.
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True, partner is another apt word to describe intimate gatherings. I just find boyfriend and girlfriend too high school. Really now!
Healthy & mature adults have relationships they LOVE.Lover seems to be the most apt term.Sex is a part of relationships.It's beautiful & natural. When one is involved, he/she has a lover Nothing's wrong with that. Boy/girlfriend, that's high
I don't think there is anything wrong with calling one's significant other whatever they feel comfortable calling one another. I was simply explaining (my theory) as to why many people still use the terms boyfriend/girlfriend. It's not a big deal.
I know Mr. Dashing, I ALWAYS love your answers and input.