7 Signs of an Incompatible Relationship

We previously did a video on signs of relationship compatibility. But what about signs that you’re not compatible. While compatibility is no guarantee of longevity, studies show that it is directly related to the quality and satisfaction of our relationships. Simply put, the more compatible you and your partner are; the happier you’re likely to be with them.

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Signs of Relationship Compatibility:

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Houts, R. M., Robins, E., & Huston, T. L. (1996). Compatibility and the development of premarital relationships. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 7-20.
Wilson, G., & Cousins, J. (2003). Partner similarity and relationship satisfaction: Development of a compatibility quotient. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 18(2), 161-170.
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