By William Park 11th February Old-fashioned romantics might have the wrong idea about love. Strong beliefs in true love could be blinding you to both the good and bad in your partner, with sometimes toxic results. H Have you ever explained issues you have with your partner to your friends, only for them to think they are not worth worrying about? Or have you seen a friend start a new romance with someone you think is completely unsuitable but they seem to go from strength to strength? Psychologists have found two scales that influence how we start and maintain relationships. One measures how much importance we put onto first impressions and early signs of compatibility, while the other measures how likely we are to work through problems in relationships. We might intuitively think of ourselves as more or less likely to believe in true love — but this is not something that we openly discuss with others or are conscious of when we start new relationships. Do you believe in love at first sight? Or does it grow over time?
This always fascinated me. He quickly deduced that she was the appropriate acme finally! They decided it would act. A week later, they were conjugal.