Love Blooms in Doubt

Ideal relationships are just that

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"What do I see in him?"

If you ask yourself this question, it may not imply the beginning of the end.

It could be a good sign, according to the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Researchers at the University of Michigan say long-lasting romances develop when the partners don't have a realistic view of each other. When the partners idealize each other, they are more understanding and forgiving, the article notes.

And in this type of relationship, things only get better with time. Each partner tries to live up to the expectations of the other, and actually becomes the ideal, the article adds.

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