Dating questions what are you looking for
"In the end, they represent who you are and what you need. And while we all have heard that opposites attract -- and experts say they do -- when it comes to the really big issues in our life, shared values are still what count the most.
"When it comes to our most important and lasting relationships, it's similar core values that becomes the glue that cements a couple together," Carle tells Web MD.
While core values may form the foundation of who we are, our emotional needs often define the finer points of our relationships.
Psychologist Dennis Sugrue says we must acknowledge those emotional needs before we can find someone who can fill them.
Not just romantic relationships, but any relationships with family and with friends." Also important: Think about the people who make you feel safe and secure, the people with whom you can be yourself.
we go about finding the kind of person who can meet our emotional needs and share our core values?
Experts say we should look for clues in the good relationships we already have with friends and family members.
, character Gabrielle Solis (she's the beautiful ex-model with the gorgeous rich husband, big house, and bottomless bank account) sets the tone for the series with this simple but poignant statement about her marriage: "I have everything I wanted -- but I wanted all the wrong things." More than just a catchy phrase, you don't have to be an unhappy (or desperate) housewife to get what she means.
Indeed, when it comes to choosing a life partner, experts say too many of us remain clueless about what we really want and need -- one reason so few of us seem to find it!