To dispel the misconceptions, let’s take a look at some of the universal truths about guys and breakups – some of which may surprise you since they certainly are hidden from the surface.
They can shun emotional connections with their love ones. RELATIONSHIP ADVICE: If you’re dating an explorer, don’t take their charm seriously until you’re sure they’re interested in you.
RELATIONSHIP ADVICE: Enjoy exploring ideas with an explorer. Remember that a builder is not asking you questions in order to criticise you. If you’re dating another negotiator, avoid endless analysis of the relationship.
After 30 years of studying the science of romantic love, Dr Helen Fisher is convinced that attraction is closely linked to the chemistry of your personality type and how it matches — or clashes — with that of your chosen partner.
Dr Fisher’s research indicates we can be divided into four very different personality types — explorers, builders, directors and negotiators — based on the way our body produces and reacts to the brain chemicals dopamine and serotonin, and the hormones testosterone and oestrogen.
‘There will always be magic to love, but knowledge is power,’ says Dr Fisher.