Relationships on the mat. A good thing?
After she is done with college, I would like my fiancÚ to start taking Aikido with me at our local Dojo. But I remember reading it somewhere, or someone telling me, that couples on the mat make for not a good training environment, but I would really like her to know how to defend herself. I've already (outside the Dojo) started teaching her a bit of what I know, and she really likes it. Is it a good idea to have a relationship with someone you are taking Aikido with?