Exploring an uncharted new world together will help you offer each other the self-expansion that we know brings satisfaction to your relationship.If you can’t find a point of intellectual connection, it may be a sign that you weren’t that compatible to begin with.John Gottman’s Sound Relationship House, a model for comprehensive relationship health.”When my husband and I were dating, we noticed that some of our best conversations came about when we were discussing a mutual intellectual interest—in our case, documentary movies.To this day, we regularly sit down to watch a documentary and spend hours, sometimes days, talking and sharing ideas about it afterward.If you always get stuck in a rut of discussing schedules, work, and the weather, try to change the direction of the conversation with thought-provoking questions such as, “If money and time were no obstacle, what would you be doing right now?
Even though your goals may be very different, they should be on the same scale.
For example, if your significant other is pursuing a Ph. in history and can’t get his conversation out of the Middle Ages whereas you are just trying to finish the series, you might have a red flag.
One study conducted in 2012 in Hong Kong looked at the marital and sexual satisfaction of more than a thousand married men and women and found that a woman is 40 percent less likely to be satisfied with her marriage if she is better educated than her husband, compared to when they are equally educated.
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Being either a Star Wars or a cosplay fan, you’ll certainly find people sharing your pastimes.