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Is it Better to be Like Your Partner?

​Researchers have found that how similar you are to your partner can affect your happiness- but it's complicated. "Is it better to be like your partner?" was published on British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) Future segment site and features Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Neff and fifth year PhD student Courtney Walsh.

Read the full article here: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181011-are-relationships-better-if-partners-are-more-similar

Particularly for people who worry about being abandoned, being similar to one’s partner can be helpful (Credit: Javier Hirschfeld/Getty).