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13 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

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  True love may seem perennially elusive to some, but there are
  certain factors that can increase your chances of finding it.
  
  According to various psychological studies, some of those
  factors include playing hard to get, owning a dog, and even
  caring about the environment.
  
  
    Visit Business Insider's
    homepage for more stories.
  

  Love is perennially elusive - but not impossible to find.

  Certain factors make it more likely that someone will be smitten
  with you: if your personality is similar to theirs, if you share
  the same worldview, or even if you do something as simple as
  gesture a lot, for example.

  We dug into years of psychological research to find those
  particular traits and behaviors. In the process, we busted some
  myths and learned that certain clichés turn out to be true.

  Here are 13 psychological reasons that affect whether someone
  will fall in love with you.

  • True love may seem perennially elusive to some, but there are certain factors that can increase your chances of finding it.
  • According to various psychological studies, some of those factors include playing hard to get, owning a dog, and even caring about the environment.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Love is perennially elusive - but not impossible to find.

Certain factors make it more likely that someone will be smitten with you: if your personality is similar to theirs, if you share the same worldview, or even if you do something as simple as gesture a lot, for example.

We dug into years of psychological research to find those particular traits and behaviors. In the process, we busted some myths and learned that certain clichés turn out to be true.

Here are 13 psychological reasons that affect whether someone will fall in love with you.

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