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14 March 2011

How to have a successful marriage

Research has shown that people who are unrealistically idealistic about their partners are actually more satisfied with their marriage than the realists.

Forget that warning about rose-coloured glasses setting you up for disappointment in romantic relationships. Those who are unrealistically idealistic about their partners are more satisfied with their marriage than the realists, new research contends.

"But if you looked at the people relatively high versus low on idealisation, people who are relatively high don't show any decline," she said.

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