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.
His desire to make her happy is a definite benefit to her abilities and talents. He holds pride in her accomplishments, willing to do almost anything to help her climb the social ladder. He can lift her up with his enthusiasm and build up her self-confidence at times she 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 he perfect? She just can't help it. Playing the role of Mr. Right is not an easy task, but it depends... An inability to see his real nature may lead to serious disappointments in the future.
Control / Challenges
She may become the most significant person in his life, shaking his world, uncovering secrets, destroying sets of old beliefs and stereotypes, challenging deep fears and unresolved issues. Along with a powerful sexual attraction, she makes him feel powerless. Confronting his hidden fears and emotional implications from the past can escalate very painful experience.
She is the part of his learning curve in life. It might be not easy to handle, but he definitely needs it.