The Ties That Bind – Interpersonal Relationships Amended For The New Century

So-called relationship experts will advise you to marry your best friend. On its face, this seems to make good sense. After all, who wouldn’t want to marry their best friend? As it turns out: most people! If you are single, think of your ideal mate. Now think of your best friend. Do these two images line up? For most people, the answer is a resounding NO. We choose friends and romantic relationships based on different sets of needs. 

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