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While nearly everyone has experienced their own relationships or has observed friends’ relationships, common sense or personal experience is often misleading. For example, a common saying suggests that “opposites attract.” But don’t “birds of a feather flock together?” Only the scientific study of relationships can illuminate the interpersonal landscape. 

Last updated on July 24, 2012 by IARR webmaster