Like us on Facebook to get our articles delivered directly to your News Feed. Lewandowski's research explores the self’s role in romantic relationships focusing on attraction, relationship initiation, love, infidelity, relationship maintenance, and break-up.
Recognized as one of the Princeton Review’s Top 300 Professors, he has also authored dozens of publications for both academic and non-academic audiences. I'd like to see the results of this poll from married couples who have been married to one person for over 30 years.
At the same time, you don't want to be too similar; that gets boring.
But, we can do our best to show them how much we love them by sacrificing our wants in order for them to meet theirs.
Different people have a different level of neediness.
Because, let's be honest, we all have a lot of sh*t that our soul mates will need to put up with.
Here are 10 traits that your soul mates should have and that, ipso facto, you should have in his or her eyes: Call me shallow, but if you don't want to sleep with your partner then why the hell do you keep that person around?
These ratings were obtained by presenting study participants with a series of 40 trait pairs such as “timid-bold,” “emotional-unemotional,” and “stupid-intelligent.” (That's right.
Now's your chance to choose a timid, unemotional, stupid spouse).
Having things in common is essential to a loving and caring relationship.
For one, it minimizes the amount of arguments, which is very useful in a relationship, and it makes life more enjoyable for both parties.
Participants then indicated which of the two adjectives they preferred in a spouse.
In addition, researchers also asked participants about their own personality traits.
In other words: You have to find a person whom you can put up with and who, more importantly, can put up with you. If love isn't much more than the way that you perceive a person, then you need to find someone who you can perceive as being amazing for as long as you live.