On being a good partner

A good partner, regardless of gender and orientation is many things. Sometimes only one at a time. Often many, or all at the same time.

A good partner is a friend first and foremost.
A good partner is a confidant who listens, not hears.
A good partner is a social worker, even when his life needs a little work itself.
A good partner is a guidance counselor. A gentle nudge may be all it takes to explore new horizons.A good partner is a cook, no matter how little talented.
A good partner is a guardian and caretaker without wrapping everything in bubblewrap.
A good partner is a motivational speaker, shining rays of hope through grim clouds.
A good partner is a comedian even if the jokes are rotten.
A good partner is a (insert your comment below and I will expand the list.)

This list will undoubtedly grow as I continue to learn and grow along with it.

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