It's not a very encouraging sign when one partner (Nolan, in Zach's case) doesn't ever make any attempt, in 5 years, to tell his lover about himself, his life, his work, or even just his day-to-day dealings. And then he acknowledges that he was using his lover's career situation as an excuse to do this, just in case the relationship falls apart, even after 5 years. Wow! Shows how committed to making things work Nolan really is.It's also not encouraging when the other partner, Zach, doesn't even notice any of this (again, 5 years!) until they have a big ol' fight about coming out. Then things get patched up with just a little talk and all is hunky-dory again. All in all, I wasn't left feeling like there was any great love between them, just maybe some lust? Companionship? Who knows.