Spouses Are Genetically Similar

This article was originally posted on RealClearScience.

The widespread notion that “opposites attract” is wrong, not just psychologically but, as a new study shows, genetically as well.

Psychologists have long known that the “opposites attract” cliché is a gigantic myth. As a general rule, people are more attracted to those with whom they share personality traits, hobbies, and political and religious beliefs. Continue reading