They wonder why a man can’t look past the superficial and into their hearts to see their inner beauty. Women are quick to criticize men’s focus on appearance because they don’t share that trait as the primary one to value.
The final irony of the Northwest study is that despite the primary attraction values that each gender admits to – beauty and earning power – when their actual real-life choices are examined, both genders highly valued both traits!
This change creates a kind of stress, and according to Dr.
Warren, “If there are too many differences, you may not be able to survive all the strain involved in adapting to each other.” What sort of differences cause the most trouble?
Personal Habits – This includes punctuality, cleanliness, weight management, and smoking.
Use of Money – When one person wants to save for the future and the other is eager to spend and enjoy life now; the conflict can be deadly to a relationship.
“If you want to find a great relationship, look for an opposite.” Is that the best approach?