5.1 I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh with my spice.
I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey.
I have drunk my wine with my milk.
Here is the response of the Author and Creator of life, the ultimate Story Teller, the one who created man and woman, sex and emotions.
Eat, O darling companions. Drink and be drunk, O beloved ones.
They are in the right place at the right time. Let’s let them delight in each other as they now have become one.
Now if you think the story ends here and they live happily ever after, you have been exposed to too many fairy tales. Life goes on after the wedding. So we come to a major difference in the marriage. For her what better than to be ready to spend time with each other. They can eat and have sex and cuddle and have long conversations. For him he wants to provide well for his wife and family and spends extra time in the fields and building up the flocks so that he can provide for them and their family over the long term. He is trying to do good for her, and she is trying to do good for him. Both think they are right and that the other one is insensitive or doesn’t understand.