Dating complete opposites
So she starts badgering him, they argue, and soon they are polarized.When we find ourselves arguing like this we may conclude that there is something wrong with the marriage. There will always be tension in those areas where we are opposite.
If they want the same thing but use completely different methods to achieve it, it's this trope.Similarly, only when a sweet, shy person is paired up with an equally jerkish one is their kindness and shyness made all the more noticeable. Perhaps the serious one is Not So Above It All, or the Shrinking Violet has an inner strength they never knew they had.It is all but guaranteed that the characters' differences will cause more friction than harmony between them. A Moe Couplet also does something similar to this, focusing on how each half of the couplet brings out the other's endearing or nurturing traits.Or, instead of putting our best foot forward, like we did when we were dating, we may each revert to our comfort zones and refuse to budge.So the sociable wife says to her loner husband, “Let’s go out.” He barks, “Leave me alone” and she wonders why the sudden change.
Sometimes, there’s an intense type of chemistry between people who seem superficially incompatible.