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Opposites Attract

The Hidden Truth Behind Relationship Chemistry

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 10.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Ross Rosenberg reveals the hidden truth behind relationship chemistry. Have you been working on your online dating profile? Posing for the perfect ...

My Wife Is My Anti-Stereotype

Keith Powell | Posted 08.04.2016 | Black Voices
Keith Powell

Meeting her frightened me. Jill is open, honest, trusts her intuitions and is not afraid to display her emotions freely. She was everything I felt I was, but was too afraid to show. She was my anti-stereotype.

Strange Bedfellows

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.22.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


This Is What Sustains People In Need As Nuclear Families Spread Out

Mike Bushman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Mike Bushman

As nuclear families shrink and spread out, it's relationships built on true friendship borne out of chance encounters that increasingly sustain people in times of need.

Enemy, I Love You. Why Polar Opposites Power Storyline

Peter Paskale | Posted 12.22.2014 | Home
Peter Paskale

Devour a book, become hooked on a TV show or be inspired by a speech and you're enjoying the skill of the storyteller. As to whether you remain reading, keep watching or tune-out, that's all down to how well your storyteller understood the power of paired opposites.

How To Deal When A Spouse Is Your Complete Opposite

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

You have probably heard of that book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. In my household, it is very likely that my husband and I come from different planets, because we have discovered that our brains are wired very differently.

Lessons I've Learned From My Parents' Happy Marriage

Nina Friend | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weddings
Nina Friend

Growing up with parents who aren't afraid to be themselves around each other has shown me how necessary it is to feel comfortable around your spouse or partner. It's shown me that trust follows honesty, and honesty is only possible if both parties work for it.

Why We Pick the Partners We Do

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Fisher's takeaways shake up some of our belief systems about men. My first stop from the Fisher study was to focus on personality traits to see if I picked the "right partner" in both of my marriages. I loved what I discovered and yes, I did well with both my picks.

Opposites Attract, But It May Not Last, Unless...

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

No matter how opposite you may be, chances are there's common ground. Your challenge is to find it, rather than making your partner wrong.

She Drives a Mercedes, He Rides a Harley: Why We Are Attracted to Opposite Personalities

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Psychologically healthier people are attracted to a prospective partner because of their "magnetic" compatibility. Therefore, we must all strive to make our "human magnets" healthier.

Does It Matter If You Have a Lot in Common?

GalTime | Posted 10.07.2013 | Women

Not having things in common is not always a bad thing. It opens doors for both people to explore new options and new ways of thinking.

In a Long Term Relationship Do Opposites Really Attract? We're Looking at You Kim and Kanye

Melissa Chapman | Posted 07.22.2013 | Women
Melissa Chapman

People meet us -- a married couple of 14 years -- and shake their heads in major disbelief and wonder out loud often to me, "how the hell are you two still together?"

Lesbian Love: When Opposites Attract

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joanne Fleisher

I never married the woman who shared my life for 31 years. My attraction to her was magnetic, and although she was nothing like me, we undoubtedly shared the experience of being female. We were two women attracted to each other's differences.

Why My Divorced Parents Are My Romantic Role Models

Fredrica Duke | Posted 04.23.2013 | Divorce
Fredrica Duke

We've all heard that opposites attract. My parents were just about the most opposite people you could find.

6 Tips For Couples Who Can't Agree On Anything

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 12.24.2012 | Weddings
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

We interviewed so many women for our book Love for Grown-Ups who married an "opposite" and have happy lives together!

Opposites Attract

Steven Crandell | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Opposites are complementary. The contradictory things that most folks believe defeat a project, destroy a dream, or invalidate a theory actually work together to make a whole. To put it another way: What contrasts can also complete.

Why 'Opposites Attract' Works For Me And My Husband

Deborah Michel | Posted 07.15.2012 | Weddings
Deborah Michel

"You're worrying me," he said, and I was startled by the genuine concern in his eyes. "If you'd told me all this ahead of time, I would have said there's no way this marriage would last."

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Do Opposites Attract? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

2011-11-23-pull2.jpgAs we all know, attraction is only a part of the story when it comes to the scientific study of love.

Your Partner Is More Like You Than You Think

Sam Sommers | Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

As the old saying goes, birds of a feather flock together. But we're also quite fond of the notion that opposites attract. So which one is it?

The Other 'Royal Marriage': Why Opposites Are A Key To Growth

Charles R. Martin, Ph.D. | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles R. Martin, Ph.D.

Those of us in committed relationships have decidedly experienced the sense of being in a crucible as we work to understand and negotiate differences between our partners and ourselves.

Are You and Your Partner Incompatible or Refreshingly Different?

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

Excited or frightened? Good mood or bad mood? Your emotions and moods change as a result of your thinking. If you appreciate the other person's differences then you can work well together.

Opposites Attract: Big Spenders Marry Big Savers

Reuters | Kristina Cooke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Frustrated by your spouse's spending habits? It might be why you married them, according to a working paper titled "Fatal (Fiscal) Attraction" by pro...