13 Jul '11, 4am

Do opposites really attract when it comes to relationships? A US study says... no

The long-held theory of romance that opposites attract may be wrong, a new study suggests. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO THE long-held theory of romance that opposites attract may be wrong, a new study suggests. Researchers at University of California, Berkeley found similarity rules when people find themselves drawn to potential romantic partners, the UK's Daily Mail reported. In what they refer to as 'matching hypothesis,' men and women fall for the potential partners of their own or similar league and desirability. Although personality and common interests play a factor, like is drawn to like when it comes to instant attraction. The researchers studied the popularity of 3,000 heterosexual users of a dating site in which popularity was measured by the number of opposite-sex individuals who had sent unsolicited messages to a user. High- popularity users contacted other popular...

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