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and have done a lot worse for that, too.
Dueholm's careful description of Savage's ethos points out that in relationships he emphasizes honesty, autonomy, reciprocity, and willingness to give, which I would characterize as a mature respect for one's partner. Just as different things make different people happy, different relationships can flourish under varied conditions and one size definitely doesn't fit all. Savage's willingness to acknowledge that and address individual relationships on their own terms is, I think, what has made and kept his column (and now podcast) so popular for so long. If we as a country were going to appoint a sexual ethics czar, we could do a lot worse.