Psychoanalytically, the ability of establishing close and interdependent relationships that respect individuality. Essential components include admirable qualities like respect, responsibility and the ability to recognize the needs of the other partner in the relationship.

PRODUCTIVE LOVE: "Productive love is one of the most important aspects of a nurturing relationship."
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