The key to happiness A relationship is to have a partner who is a good person, and not so much that is compatible, as evidenced by a study conducted by scientists at Michigan State University (United States) and that has been published in the "Journal of Research in Personality ".
"People invest a lot of time in finding someone that is compatible, but we have seen that this may be important, but it is not everything. In fact, we have verified that what matters most is that the other member of the couple is a good person", Have explained the experts.
In addition, the work has shown that having similar personalities almost did not affect the satisfaction of people with their lives and relationships. "We do not know why the heart chooses what it does, but with this research, we can rule out compatibility as the only factor," the experts insisted.
In the investigation they have participated 2,500 heterosexual couples who had been married for 20 years. A sample that has also served to verify that even among those who have similar personalities those who had a pleasant partner had a greater sense of satisfaction in their relationship.
Finally, scientists have observed that those whose partner was neurotic and, "surprisingly" more outgoing, reported having a relationship