There is an irresistable attraction
and an atmosphere of love and passion. Both feel the other person
is their "type", and each tends to get a real ego boost and energy buzz from their partner. She is drawn to him
as a butterfly to the candlelight. Powerful sexual attraction mixed with memories of painful past experiences adds a touch of drama to the picture.
Her desire to make him happy is a definite benefit to his abilities and talents. She holds pride in his accomplishments, willing to do almost anything to help him climb the social ladder. She can lift him up with her enthusiasm and build up his self-confidence at times he doesn't feel so strong.
Learning from each other is the way to become more successful and mature unless the criticism becomes unconstructive. There is certainly a mutual attraction escalated by the feel of safety and protection.
Friendship, Freedom, Inspiration
They were looking for something a little different than a traditional marriage when they've met. Uncertainly about each other can be devastating unless they apply mutual trust and understanding. Once settled, being the best friends for life worth millions of romantic encounters.
Idealism / Illusions
Isn't she perfect? He just can't help it. Playing a role of an ideal woman is not easy, but it depends... An inability to see her real nature may lead to serious disappointments in the future.
Control / Challenges
He may become the most significant person in her life, shaking her world, uncovering secrets, destroying sets of old beliefs and stereotypes, challenging deep fears and unresolved issues. Along with the powerful sexual attraction, he makes her feel powerless, fragile and controlled, and adds dramatic sophistication. Confronting hidden fears and emotional implications from the past can escalate very painful experience.
He is the part of her learning curve in life. It might be not easy to handle, but she definitely needs it.