If two partners share a congenial or harmonious relationship, then they are said to be compatible. There are many factors that determine the relationship compatibility among partners. If you know them, you can work towards to become compatible partners. Here are some of the relationship compatibility factors in the form of questions that you need to ask yourself to help improve the relationship with your partner. ~ Ed.
If you’re in a relationship then you may wonder if you’re compatible with your partner.
The good thing that comes out of compatibility is that the partners are most likely to get along nicely and understand each other.
However, you may not know how to determine your compatibility.
No worries. There are some factors of relationship compatibility that can help you know if you two are or will be compatible partners. You can always use these guidelines to assess and manage your relationship.
In fact, you should consider each of these five factors when deciding who you want to spend the rest of your life with.
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5 Factors that Determine Compatibility in a Relationship
You may be in love but are you and your partner compatible? Read the five questions that you can ask yourself to know the relationship compatibility with your partner. The answers to these questions will help you understand your relationship better.
Are Your Signs Compatible
Sun signs are excellent indicators of one’s nature, behavior, and personality. So, if belong to Libra Zodiac sign then a Libra love horoscope is a good way to determine if you are compatible with your partner.
For example, Libra and Aquarius are a very good match. Gemini, Leo, and Sagittarius are also good matches for a Libra, but you should look closely at where your partner’s sign lands.
Cancer and Capricorn are not considered good matches for a Libra. Because of this, an Aquarius who is very close to being a Capricorn may be the perfect match you think they are.
The same is true if Leo you fell in love with is very close to being a Cancer. Someone who splits their personality between two signs may be hard to live with.
You cannot use the Zodiac sign of your partner to make life decisions, but these signs help you consider how your partner behaves.
Do You Have The Same Love Languages
If you do not have compatible love languages, it may be hard to give your partner what they want. Conversely, your partner may not be giving you what you want.
This does not mean that you cannot have a good relationship with your partner, but your partner will feel unfulfilled if you give them what you need instead of what they need.
The love language that you use most often should be something that your partner responds to often. Plus, you must enjoy your partner’s love languages so much that you do not want them to stop.
If you have taken a love language test, you need to gauge how much you need each love language in your life. People who have not considered these things may be offended by the way their partner acts.
For example, you may feel your partner is trying to buy your love with gifts, but your partner is giving you a gift because they love you. Some partners may feel odd receiving constant compliments, and some partners need more “alone time” than others.
How Do You Feel About Children
Couples that want to stay together need to consider how they want to start a family. Some couples want to have a dog or a few cats. Some couples want to have children, but many couples have differing views on children.
If you want to adopt, you need to make sure that it is something your partner wants to do. If you always dreamed of having several children, you need to talk to your partner about that.
There is another dynamic that many couples do not consider. If you want to have children, you need to decide who is going back to work after the children are born. Both parents have every right to have a career they love. However, you may want your partner to stay home and raise the kids. The two of you should discuss how you will manage your careers and children.
If one partner assumes their spouse will stay home with the kids, you may have a problem in your relationship. Plus, if one partner wants kids and the other does not, you need to reconcile this difference in priorities.
Do You Have Compatible Career Goals
When you have compatible career goals, you will have an easy time in your relationship. If one partner has a job that travels well, they can get a job while their partner gets moved and promoted to several different locations.
However, you may not enjoy your relationship if your partner is constantly moving the family from one location to another. Certain people have no desire to leave the place where they grew up, and they cannot maintain a relationship with a partner who is always moving.
If the two of you work for the same company, you need to decide if you can maintain your relationship in that environment. Your partner might get promoted, and they could be your boss. Some couples cannot handle the strain of a work relationship like that.
If the two of you have different ambitions, you may need to work for different companies.
Do You Have A Similar Worldview
Your worldview changes the way you approach relationships. The two of you may go to the same church or temple, and it might be easy for you to manage your relationship because you believe in the same things.
However, you may have issues with your partner if you have different religious backgrounds. You may not be compatible with someone who is more liberal than you, or you may have issues with a partner who is far more conservative than you.
Your worldview impacts how you raise your children, and you do not want to live in a house where your partner is teaching your children the wrong things. You should talk about a division in your relationship long before you get married or have children.
As you consider whether you are compatible with your partner, you need to make sure that you have looked at your Zodiac signs, taken a love language test, and talked about children, careers, and world views.
These are the basic relationship compatibility factors for a successful relationship.
No one has a perfect relationship, but you can build a loving relationship if you have communicated with your partner.
You do not want to be stuck in a relationship that does not fulfill you later when you can talk about these issues today.
Over to you
Are you compatible with your partner? How did you find that out? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments.
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