In most relationships, both qualities may be present, but one will be of a higher priority than the other.
Don't judge someone by the information they put in an online profile. They may look like a perfect fit, but lack the chemistry when you finally meet in person.
Similarly, it can be easy to write someone off because your ideals don't match on paper. Who's to know if you won't have chemistry in real life?
If you are planning your first date with somebody, make sure to pay a special attention to the topics you want to engage in throughout the date. Keep the conversation smart and the exchange of experiences alive.
A research team found that the distance between a potential partner and the idealized partner was the best predictor for attraction.
When we meet someone who is supposed to be interested in us, we are more flexible about who we are interested in.