Turns out we are a great pair! We share a similar view of the world, enjoy each other's sense of humor and benefit from well synced bio-rhythms which makes vacationing and weekends go smoothly. Sometimes the little things in life are what make you happy and compatible.
Here's a plus about my love being different than me: he tempers my Type A personality. I'm always in a hurry to get from point A to B, but my husband takes the long way home to see the sunset over the water. I've learned a lot from him and enjoy the differences which have enriched my life.
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The point is that having hobbies in common could be nice, but might not be the best predictor of compatibility on a first date. Think beyond kayaking and country music to figure out if a guy has potential. There is much to be gained from dating your opposite as you discover new things to enjoy in a loving partnership that can last a lifetime.
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