on a complex emotional level


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"I like it when a person understands me, not on a complex emotional level, but someone whose eyes don't glaze over and say, "what...?"

If the words in bold is changed to "in a complex emotional way" or "in a complex emotional sense"? Would the sentence sound still natural? Thank you.
  • Thomas Tompion

    Senior Member
    English - England
    I'm afraid the opening sentence doesn't sound natural either, Dolce, so the still doesn't apply for me.

    The problem is the false antithesis between the two things: when a person understands... and someone who...
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