The 8 Great Myths about Compatibility; Self
EVERY day people meet, fall in love and are convinced they have found their soulmate. Yet all too many starry-eyed couples eventually break up because they are fundamentally incompatible.
So what's going wrong? The truth is, most people tend to have fixed (but misguided) ideas about what makes the perfect relationship.
By abandoning these ingrained beliefs and understanding a few simple relationship rules, you will have a much better chance of finally finding Mr or Ms Absolutely Right.
Here, consultant psychiatrist Dr RAJ PERSAUD explains and explodes the compatibility myths.
The 8 great myths about compatibility Opposites attract THIS is a popular concept because people tend to find the differences between them exciting.
And it's often the mystery of contrasts that attracts us to someone in the first place.
Even if we do it unconsciously, we look for someone who'll make up for what we feel is missing in our own personalities. A shy woman, for example, might fantasise about a wild extrovert sweeping her off her feet.
But all the evidence on successful relationships seems to demonstrate that similar basic personality traits are important for …
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Publication information: Article title: The 8 Great Myths about Compatibility; Self. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: May 4, 1998. Page number: 35. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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