The way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected. There are many different types of relationships. This section focuses on four types of relationships: Family relationships, Friendships, Acquaintanceships and Romantic relationships.
An individual’s personality can be an important contributor to their ability to maintain successful relationships, depending in part on the traits, and tolerance, of their partners. Being introverted or extraverted, open to new things or resistant, or generally neurotic or conscientious, determines what kind of person, and what kind of partner, an individual may be, although the effect of a single trait on a person’s life outcomes is only can vary widely and many people find a way to accommodate a partner’s emotional need

How Personality Influences Relationships
Personality can affect one’s ability to find happiness in relationships, but it is never the only factor and it does not have to be a roadblock. Attachment style, for example, can have a significant influence on relationship success. Individuals with an “insecure” attachment style, a trait typically developed in childhood, may be highly anxious about the security of their adult relationships or may avoid commitment altogether. But an awareness of one’s tendencies to resist or stress out about finding love, and a willingness to talk to partners about it, can help individuals manage their challenges ad find a path to a healthy long-term relationship. Does your personality type predict your relationship success?
Your personality predicts your romantic life but some traits are more strongly linked to success than others. Someone who is especially high in neuroticism, for example, may struggle to maintain relationships, and take longer to recover after a breakup, while being high in consciousness and agreeableness tends to predict more relationship success. Extroversion is generally tied to positive long-term relationships, but being adventurous is not.


2 thoughts on “Relationship

  1. I was reading about co-dependant relationships today – The idea that many of us find partners that embody the parts of ourselves that we have disowned. For men this is typically dependance or “closeness” and for women it is typically independence or “separateness.” The problem is because we have taught ourselves to be ‘aggressive’ towards those parts ourselves when we see those qualities in our parter we end up attacking them for having the very qualities we have disowned in ourselves. The very qualities that made us attracted to them in the first place… Interesting post. Thank you for sharing.


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