Where love's concerned, it's the oldest cliche in the book. Cupid's arrow, we like to think, is aimed at opposites who, in a romantic universe, turn out to make the perfect pairings.
She extremely tall, he a dwarf. She tidy and well organised, he a slovenly eccentric. She open, dilettante and forgiving, he obsessive and secretive. Beauty and the beast.
The trouble is, no one has much of a clue whether this is actually true, or if it is, what the basis of the attraction of opposites might be.
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