While the reasons we fall in love are often a mystery, the reasons we stay in love are far less elusive. There may be no such thing as the perfect match, but an ideal match can be found in someone who has developed themselves in certain ways. Although we each seek out a specific set of qualities that is uniquely meaningful to us alone, there are certain psychological characteristics both you and your partner can strive for that make the relationship much more likely for lasting success.
The ideal match is open and undefended, and is willing to be vulnerable. As a result, they are approachable and receptive to feedback without being overly sensitive about any topic. Their openness also enables them to be forthright in expressing feelings, thoughts, dreams and desires. It includes an interest in personal and sexual development.
The ideal match realizes the importance of honesty in a close relationship. They strive to live a life of integrity so that there are no discrepancies between one’s words and actions. This goes for all levels of communication, both verbal and non-verbal. Honesty builds trust between people.
Perfect matches are respectful of one another’s distinct personal boundaries while at the same time, being close physically and emotionally. They do not try to control each other with threatening or manipulative behavior.
When a couple understands each other, they become aware of the commonalities that exist between them and also recognize and appreciate the differences.
They enjoy closeness in being sexual and are uninhibited in freely giving and accepting affection and pleasure during lovemaking.
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