A person’s psychological temperament plays a role in determining his or her interpersonal compatibility with other personality types.For the Artist, compatibility is particularly challenging.
Does financial comfort breed less artistic passion and does the thought of attainting it influence the process of transforming deep emotions into visual forms of representation? These traits are desirable; however, they can often be the recipe for disaster. Those who dabble in the arts tend to be the free-spirited, bold, passionate and mysterious types that many of us just can’t seem to resist.So if your idea of a romantic date involves more than Ramen Noodles in a garage apartment that also plays the role of a workshop/studio/ stage…you might want to rethink your choice in partners.Artistic couple gone-wrong example #1: Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas.The Artist creates beautiful things to share with the world, he is sensitive, he appreciates nature, and he is highly disciplined in his work.He tends to be free-spirited, passionate, bold, and mysterious.“Feel free to have your way with whomever your partner is; but don’t hitch your cart to a horse headed into a ditch,” says Gail Vaz-Oxlade, money guru and author of .“What you’re marrying is someone’s character and their financial behaviour is a reflection of their character.His qualities are respectable and desirable–even irresistible.But other aspects of the Artistic personality make for, quite possibly, the worst romantic partner of all.“I don’t think it’s fair to say that people are dating to gain financially; but if you are taking on someone’s financial burden, that tips the scale a little bit,” says Laura Tulley, a 26-year-old Toronto-based publicist. Tulley dated a guy who lived with his parents and carried a lot of debt; but he continued to spend on eating out and drinking.“It was always in the back of my mind as something that would be an issue.If it does, do we respect them less as artists, as truth tellers?