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Finding and Building on Common Interests

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Do you share many common interests with your spouse, or does he or she have completely different passions, hobbies, and beliefs than yours? Compatibility has nothing to do with common interests. In fact, most couples find their difference in tastes, styles, and thoughts about life quite intriguing and that is what makes them very compatible. Compatibility, in a nutshell, has a lot to do with the fulfillment and joy you feel in your romantic relationship. When two people are compatible, they enjoy each other's company, they find it easy to talk to one another, and their respect for each other's views and opinions comes fairly easy. You are compatible with your better half if:

  • You respect your partner, and you don’t want to completely change them as an individual

  • There is no doubt in your mind that you love each other

  • You know intimate things about each other, and you're forgiving of their flaws

  • You can be yourself around them

  • They make you want to be the best version of yourself

  • You are on the same page regarding your future expectations

  • On the other hand, having common interests is important, but not the end of the world if you do not have similar ones in your relationship. People spend years looking for a male or a female version of themselves while forgetting to account for the ...

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