According to Halle, she believes they can raise a happy and well-adjust child without formal legal validation of their relationship.
Teamwork - Whether it's a running partner who will push you that much further or simply a child cheering you on at the finish line, having some external validation for your efforts can help keep any runner motivated to continue running.
At some point in the process of your quest to discover your past lives, this kind of validation will simply no longer be important to you.
Sports enthusiasts who wear pantyhose for increased stamina, or those with medical conditions that require the level of support pantyhose offer, tend to rail at the term "pantyhose," and with some validation.
To validate that joy through an emotion you feel is sometimes difficult, but reading poetry can release that joy, that emotion, and give it validation through tone, if not always with exact words.