You know the old adage, opposites attract. But does that work in a lifelong commitment like marriage? There are enough challenges in marriage, mixing in some opposite behaviors, habits, and interests sounds like a recipe for disaster. Maybe not.
An article on YourTango.com discusses some studies on dating and finding a mate based on common interests. The article goes on to argue there is much more than common interests when it comes to successful relationships. I agree, there is more to it. I also believe being opposites in marriage may be one of a marriages’ greatest assets. It may be the thing that keeps your marriage going, and keeps it hot.
My wife and I are complete opposites in many areas. I admit, it has caused some rifts, but overall it is great for our marriage. And it definitely keeps our relationship from being boring!
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