We see it promised all the time: that perfect match is out there for you. Maybe they’re just a click away on a dating app. And you’ll know when you meet them because they will check every single box you’ve decided for love compatibility.
But this perfect match has one little catch: they probably don’t exist.
A healthy relationship takes work, but also, dating requires a lot of compromise. And that compromise starts when we consider who we are going to date as our close enough to perfect partner.