'We often fall in love with the idea of the person'
What do you look for in a partner?
What are some of the qualities you look for in a relationship and how do you measure the health of your relationship?
Eusebius McKaiser speaks to clinical psychologist Ruth Ancer, who says every relationship is a compromise.
She says there is no right person to marry and people often don't know how to love.
In relationships, we often fall in love with the idea of the person and the good things that we see.Ruth Ancer, Clinical Psychologist
As we get to know them, if we are not able to recognise and tolerate that no person can meet our needs, no person can really understand us because we are complicated.Ruth Ancer, Clinical Psychologist
When we assume we are looking for our soul mates who are going to understand us then we set ourselves up for disappointment.Ruth Ancer, Clinical Psychologist
Listen to the full interview below...
This article first appeared on 702 : 'We often fall in love with the idea of the person'
Cape Town-based attorney Trudie Broekmann will represent dozens of clients who desperately want out of their timeshare contracts.Read More
Elaine Durbach joins Pippa Hudson on The Yellow Couch after her 'Roundabout' book launch, before returning to the US.Read More
Fact-checking organisation Africa Check disputes reports that South Africans work longer hours than any other nation in the world.Read More
Watch the first three quarter-finals and get to Tygervalley on Saturday morning for the last one and the final play-offs.Read More
Gordan’s Bay residents and visitors to the area were recently treated to an unforgettable show.Read More
Lester Kiewit conducts a panel discussion about the backlash against SA’s sex-ed curriculum, despite its international acclaim.Read More
South Africans are getting deeper into debt. Ismail Lagardien interviews Sylvia Walker, a financial planner.Read More
If the Competition Commission gets its way you would also be allowed to use "non-original" parts.Read More
Consumers may now force their medical aids to fund any drug or medical care a doctor considers necessary to treat any PMB disease.Read More
Dr Harris Steinman from Food and Allergy Consulting & Testing Services says for years 200 chemicals replicated strawberry flavour.Read More