Love at first sight doesn't always translate into a lasting love affair. Couples may discover later that they differ in everything from their energy level to their core values. 

Relationship experts Larry Michel, Jacqueline Williams, Lou Paget and Mary Kay Cocharo sat down with YourTango Experts Senior VP, Melanie Gorman, to answer a pressing question: how important is compatibility — really — for a longterm relationship?

We've all felt that crazy attraction toward someone new. But when the passion fades, what if you realize you're not even really compatible? Here's some relationship expert advice to help you figure out when to move on — and when to make it work. Check out the video above to learn ways to overcome your differences if you're in it to win it.

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