If the timeless ballad of Paula Abdul and MC Skat Kat has taught us anything, it’s this.
5 Terrifying Ways Being in Love Chemically Impairs You

#4. Our Brains Steer Us Toward the Worst Possible Match
In many cases, the “opposites attract” phenomenon involves an estrogen-dominant personality being drawn to a testosterone-dominant one, and vice versa. For instance, a nurturing person might be more attracted to an “alpha male” (read: asshole), and a dominant person might be helplessly smitten with a reserved, more submissive person. According to psychologists, these people are unconsciously trying to balance out the deficiencies in their own personalities and form a complementary relationship, sort of like yin and yang, or Tango and Cash.

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If the timeless ballad of Paula Abdul and MC Skat Kat has taught us anything, it’s this.

5 Terrifying Ways Being in Love Chemically Impairs You

#4. Our Brains Steer Us Toward the Worst Possible Match

In many cases, the “opposites attract” phenomenon involves an estrogen-dominant personality being drawn to a testosterone-dominant one, and vice versa. For instance, a nurturing person might be more attracted to an “alpha male” (read: asshole), and a dominant person might be helplessly smitten with a reserved, more submissive person. According to psychologists, these people are unconsciously trying to balance out the deficiencies in their own personalities and form a complementary relationship, sort of like yin and yang, or Tango and Cash.

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