Dating someone of a different race or culture needn’t be an issue, and can open you up to new experiences. Perhaps they’re going through a mental issue, or maybe their self-esteem has taken a blow after their last relationship.
Bad eating habits, questionable dress sense, unfavourable breath…
Are you carefully weighing every factor that makes someone a good romantic match?
Not according to a study of more than 1 million interactions on a dating website published this week in the .
She focuses on trust issues, dating, marriage, parenting, confidence, work-life balance and finding love.
Common values are what’s important, not sharing the same love of Pink Floyd. After all, you’re not still with any of the people who were your “type”, so why not try something new? A lack of formal education doesn’t always mean a lack of success, determination or ambition. We have baggage from our past, so it’s important not to be quick to rule out people just because they’re dealing with something.
Whether they’re into different music, movies, art or food than you, this doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. If they’re physically nothing like everyone else you’ve dated, this isn’t a bad thing. If family or friends pass judgement, that’s their issue and not yours. People aren’t “goods” that become “unfit to be used” if they’re not in pristine condition.
Going out in Crocs really is unforgivable, after all.
But for others, only serious differences are deal breakers.
Kimberly achieved her doctoral degree in Psychology from Middlesex University in 2015.