Sword and sheathe


A few days ago, I heard something on the radio that made me think. Apparently, in Japan, there is the concept that a romantic relationship is like that between a sword and a sheathe. One party is aggressive and purposeful, driven; the other is accommodating and passive, abiding. And the idea is that the roles are fluid; the parties can change roles, i.e. the guy’s not necessarily the sword, not all the time.

I think that’s really an interesting concept…

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Author: lichone

Ethics by Enid Blyton; physique by deep-fried things. I think we all have an instinct to tell stories and to build things and relationships,

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