In some societies I’ve seen, all past generations live with the present one. This includes those long expired. (And this arrangement does not depend on the acquiescence of the living lineage.)
In some places, talking about something always makes it sound more serious.
One philosopher from that grasping galaxy recently stated, “Having a nasty little habit is like having another partner in the firm.”
Poetic fluffery notwithstanding, if you wanna hold on to a relationship, forget “counting the ways I love thee.” Just forget all about it.
There was this one famous guy who was so into “humbleness,” that he wrote his autobiography under a pseudonym.