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Monday, January 12, 2009

How Compatible Are You And Your Partner

What are the things you argue about Where are the disagreements The small resentments Where do you have to give in to get along Do you argue over money Are you fighting over sex Do you have different ideas about how much time you should spend together and apart Do you squabble over extended family and friends Is one of you daring and reckless, while the other wants to play things safe Does one of you want to be right all the time Does one of you want to always be in control Do you disagree about the fun activities in your life.

Couples may have conflict over many areas but do you know there is a simple explanation for the conflict When looking for a life partner, it is a good idea to take a close look at your Need Strength Profile, based on Dr. William Glassers work in the area of Choice Theory. This simple assessment will determine where you and your partner are in terms of the five basic needs and help you determine what areas are compatible and what areas should generate discussion and possible compromise and negotiation.

There is a free assessment at on the "Free Stuff" page that will provide a rudimentary understanding of where you are with regard to the five basic human needs of Choice Theory---love & belong, survival, power, freedom and fun. If you are seeking compatibility in a relationship, you and your partner can both take this assessment and then discuss your results based on the rest of this article. Read More>>