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Opposites may attract, but that doesn’t mean the relationship is always easy, says Colleen Mullen, Psy. If this unhealthy dynamic is left unchallenged, she says, “there is a very high likelihood the relationship will not last.” But with a little perspective and effort, these bright side/dark side couplings can work remarkably well. There is usually one who sees the world more darkly than the other,” says Domonique Bertolucci, author of . ” While your partner’s cynicism may annoy you sometimes, you can probably identify at least three ways in which it actually helps you: He advised you against trusting a corrupt business partner, for example.

You may like going out on date nights, for example, but your negative-Neil groans about the crowds and expensive drinks.

You want to keep the peace and avoid his complaints, so you stay home.

I've been called a little naive before and that I look through rose-colored glasses, but what can I say? It’s positive, encouraging, and keeps me keepin’ on. Or right before something big happened in my life, I found a shiny penny. So we might have our bad times, we may struggle, we may fight, we and will likely not always get along but through it all, the eternal optimist in me will never let us forget those two crazy kids who had enough faith in themselves to fall in love......