Why You Cannot Find “The One”
Heidi K. Isern
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This sounds like the age old problem of “letting perfect be the enemy of good”: why take this job/apartment/bus when there could be a better one around the corner?

To dump someone just because he isn’t perfect somehow seems particularly short-sighted: would you quit a job and leave yourself unemployed, just because you assume you’ll find a better one in time? That seems optimistic in the career case; for dating, to be that confident in getting a “better” replacement easily is surely an absurd level of overconfidence!

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