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Who you marry could be influenced by your name -- here's why

Do opposites really attract? Probably not. There's an idea among personality and social psychologists that people gravitate toward people, places, and things that resemble the self. This tendency is commonly referred to as "implicit egotism." As Melissa Burkley, a professor of social psychology at Oklahoma State University, points out in Psychology Today, we tend to be attracted to people who share our values, level of education, past experiences, and goals for the future.
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