Dating by compatibility

10-Feb-2015 05:09

On the quest to finding our perfect match it seems we blindly let personality type tests and zodiac signs decide our fate to bring us closer to the one — and we’re not alone.

Every year, two million people take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), a 93-question assessment exam that has been translated into 30 different languages to evaluate personalities for their career, education, management or leadership roles, relationships, counseling, parenting, team development, or to satisfy our natural curiosity.

Ask yourself if you are truly comfortable crossing into someone else’s monetary world. Do your health standards correspond with your partner’s gastronomic tendencies?

Health: There’s a difference between treating yourself to an occasional doughnut and for doughnuts…

Screen your partner for compatibility in these critical categories: Chemistry: Chemistry is the foundation for every relationship. Is dating someone of lesser intelligence an option? Appearance: Are you meticulously groomed or coolly unkempt?

Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, two psychological theorists, studied the works of Carl Gustav Jung, who divided an individual’s psychological functions into four different categories, producing 16 different personality types.

Briggs and Myers designed the test with the belief our preferences evolve based on our experiences, interests, needs, values, and motivations.

A different kind of dating site, matchmaking and compatibility sites offer more than just geographic or demographic match-ups.

These sites go one step further and offer personality tests to their users to determine how compatible their members are, and then match their users based on the results.

Dating fatigue can occur due to the amount of time, money and effort spent in the dating marketplace. Is your lifestyle commensurate with your partner’s? There’s a difference between laughing together and laughing at the other person…Politics: Do you pine for Palin? Whatever the answer is, evaluate the long-term viability of your relationship if you feel about your political affiliation.To verify you are with the correct person for you, take the following 11-Point Checklist Challenge. Intelligence: Whether you graduated from an Ivy League or Community College, is your partner’s intelligence level of paramount importance? Energy: Is your energy level capable of running a marathon or running to the couch? Does it matter if your partner worships in a synagogue, church, or mosque? By screening people in the aforementioned categories, you will never be tempted to date someone who is not aligned with your standards.