There is room to have some difference politically and spiritually and also build a solid relationship. Yes religion and politics can be a part of that but not always.
The two participants in the relationship will reach an agreement about what each expects from the relationship.
Another major concern is that one of the partners will develop romantic feelings for the other.
You will notice things about the person that may rub you the wrong way or turn you off. It may actually be you that needs to adjust, grow, and change.
But only if you lean into them, because it may not be them. Or whatever has many layers that doesn’t smell like sweat.
Casual relationships sometimes include mutual support, affection and enjoyment, which underpin other forms of loving relationship. They are "Eros" lovers who are passionate lovers and "Ludas" or "Ludic" lovers, which are game-playing lovers.