What’s the Most Important Thing to Have in Common in a Relationship?
Opposites may attract, but do they last? A new survey asked 2,000 people to name the most important things you need to have in common in a relationship. Here are the top nine answers . . .
1. Future plans and long-term goals. Like how much money you need to make, and whether you want kids. 57% agreed it’s important for that stuff to line up.
2. Shared values, 56%.
3. Sense of humor, 50%.
4. Lifestyle, 49%.
5. Personality traits, 46%.
6. Work ethic, 44%.
7. Hobbies and interests, 41%.
8. Political opinions, 35%.
9. Political actions, 27%. Like who you vote for, and whether you take something like climate change seriously enough to actually change your habits.