Comparing your partner to someone else’s? Find yours comes up short?

21 julio 2015

When people compare their significant other to someone else’s, they occasionally find reason to think their partner is inferior in some aspect — appearance, occupation, sharing of household duties or raising children, etc. However, some find ways to protect their partner from the negative implications of comparison based on the degree to which they see themselves and their partner as one unit — a phenomenon dubbed ‘self-other overlap’, allowing them to maintain positive views of their partner.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/