Perhaps I have opened up a topic that will encourage farther discussion amongst other peers.
In her case simply being human and in his case being a grown up human.
I was very happy that this show subverts that trope, in that he tells her about the harm to her body, she decides that a relationship is not worth the loss of her life, goals and loved ones.
Perhaps I have avoided the conflict and kept my responses and conclusions vague, feel free to judge.
He did judo in high school, and it could be useful.