Is a relationship doomed if there's no chemistry?
Are you in a relationship with a great guy, but you're just not feeling that spark? Are you thinking of ending things because you're just not that physically attracted to him? And is physical attraction necessary to make a relationship work? How Can I Tell If My Relationship Will Last?
In this video, counselor, therapist and YourTango Expert, Dr. Sheryl Paul says that your relationship is not doomed just because your partner is "not your type." "The problem," Paul says, "is that we live in a culture that values physical appearance above every other quality, and we have a very narrow definition of what we call attraction, which is only based on physical attributes, what we call types."
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