Simply put, being compatible with a partner means that you share enough core traits, core values and relationship skills.Not having enough of these shared aspects is a strong indication that there will be problems down the road, no matter how much physical attraction and chemistry exists in the beginning and throughout the relationship.They maintain that they could have been married or in a relationship by this time if they’d settled, but they are going to hold out for the best. Are you holding out for a “package,” a person who possesses all of the qualities on a list you’ve made?
“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I’ve always been a dreamer. A private college, magna cum laude, while raising four children alone. I worked hard and brought our family out of poverty singlehandedly.
I was the first person in my family to graduate from college.
Don’t automatically write someone off because they don’t immediately appear to be a match.
Why do you feel you need to date a specific type of person?
I also would have preferred that he not want any children and would be happy to help me raise mine since I had so many.
Finally, he had to be well-read, close to my own age, and not addicted to television.He meditates, listens to podcasts about how to be a successful trader all day, taught himself how to code, doesn’t go to church, hates cleaning, and is introverted and not very outspoken. Before meeting him, I was dating a drug dealer who, though he never treated me as bad as one sees in the movies, didn’t treat me spectacularly, either.In the beginning of the relationship, he would buy me gifts and surprise me with dinners.Dating someone who who you’re not initially drawn to can be an eye-opening experience.You might find yourself in a new and interesting relationship with someone you never thought you’d enjoy being with.Giving Them a Chance Communicating Honestly Evaluating your Expectations Taking Another Look at Physical Appearance Challenging Yourself to Grow as a Person Community Q&A Dating someone you have a fiery attraction to can be extremely exciting.