WHY DO WE FORCE OURSELVES TO LIKE OR DATE PEOPLE WE AREN'T ATTRACTED TO
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WHY DO WE FORCE OURSELVES TO LIKE OR DATE PEOPLE WE AREN’T ATTRACTED TO?

As a therapist and from my experiences, some reasons push us to date or like people to who we are not attracted to them, including;

Adorable personal traits

It’s normal for people to date or fall in love with people they are not physically or sexually attracted to due to their amazing characters. Some of my clients said they fell for their current spouses as they find them loving, caring, charming, funny, and possess most of the qualities they demand in a partner regardless of lack of a first attraction spark.

Other connections

Attractions and looks are not all in a relationship. People can date without attraction as they share similar goals, obsession, emotional or intellectual connections, values, and other common similarities.

Trying different partner’s from your preferred choices

Your ideal lover type based on attractions might not be the right one. Despite a lack of physical attraction, we force ourselves to love other people as we deem them the right life partner.

Some people believe that love or the romantic side will eventually come out after getting used to or spending time with the partner.

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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