The Uber Important Differences โš–๏ธ between Compatibility ๐Ÿ’‘ and Chemistry โš—๏ธ๐Ÿ’ ...


Compatibility and chemistry.

Two words used to define an unspeakable and unseen connection (or lack of) between two people.

The two words are often used interchangeably, but theyโ€™re not the same thing.

I think itโ€™s important to understand the difference.


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1. They Have Different Shelf Lives

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The thing to remember is that while chemistry might be temporary and in the moment, ultimate compatibility will last forever.

2. Chemistry Can Be Harmful

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Sometimes you can be blinded by the strong chemistry you have with someone, choosing not to see all of the negative impacts that a relationship could have.

3. They Feel Totally Different

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Chemistry can feel like a hot fiery passion bubbling inside, whereas compatibility can often make you feel like a cool ocean breeze, completely safe and at peace.

4. They Inspire Different Feelings

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Chemistry will make you feel like you want to rip each otherโ€™s clothes off, whereas compatibility might make you want to start to plan ahead and organize each otherโ€™s lives rather than disrupt them!

5. Involves Shared Interests


With chemistry, the only thing you might have in common is lust for one another, but with compatibility, you will have many shared interests outside of the bedroom like movies and hobbies.

6. They Have Different Paces

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With chemistry, you often have the desire to know every single thing about a person as soon as you meet, but with compatibility itโ€™s more a slow burn at a natural pace.

7. There is Difference in Judgement

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Chemistry means that you are not bothered by who is voting for to be President, but compatibility means that you take much more notice of the things that could affect your relationship long term.2

8. There is a Difference in Patience

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With chemistry, you might wonder who on earth you are going to get past his loud snoring, but with compatibility you can easily see pasts his flaws to the bigger picture.

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