Dating Expectations: Type A vs Type B Personalities

The easy answer is that you should date whoever you like. The more complicated answer, though, is that you should consider whether or not someone with a specific personality type can assimilate well into your own personality sphere.

A lot of times, people with different personalities mesh well and complement each other. For others, it can manifest itself as an obstacle that doesn’t do any good for the relationship. So, how can you decide if you should date someone who is a Type A or a Type B? Knowing what to expect and how to deal any issues that might come your way can be a good place to start.

Dating someone with a Type A personality

When dating someone who is Type A, you need to prepare yourself for their high energy and stress-driven lifestyle. This is not to say that all Type A people are inclined to be stressed. It just means that people who are Type A are more likely to put more energy into their work and personal lives. Here are some things to remember:

#1 They are more ambitious than Type B personalities. This means that work may take precedence before your relationship most of the time. If this is something that you can adjust to, then go for your Type A sweetheart. If not, you’ll have to sit down and talk about your priorities before getting serious.

#2 They are highly organized. They want everything to go as smoothly as possible. Not all Type A people are compulsive, but you will find that they prefer organization as opposed to spontaneity. Still, your partner may like a sweet and thoughtful surprise now and again.

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