Most of us have thought about the traits we desire most in a romantic partner, but what about the character flaws, beliefs or annoying habits that make for relationship non-starters? In this segment, we're talking about petty deal breakers, those little non-negotiables that move people from a potential mate to someone you wouldn't even date. What are your relationship deal breakers? Are you paired with someone despite their once fatal flaws? Tell us about it!
Open Phones: Relationship Deal Breakers
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Gabe Meline, senior editor, KQED Arts
Bethany Marshall, psychoanalyst; marriage and family therapist; author, "Deal Breakers: When to Work on a Relationship and When to Walk Away"