Rational approach to finding life partners

Speak­ing from per­sonal ex­pe­rience, find­ing the right re­la­tion­ship can be HARD. I re­cently came across a ra­tio­nal take on find­ing re­la­tion­ship part­ners, much of which re­ally res­onated with my ex­pe­riences:

http://​​wait­butwhy.com/​​2014/​​02/​​pick-life-part­ner.html

http://​​wait­butwhy.com/​​2014/​​02/​​pick-life-part­ner-part-2.html

(I’m still work­ing my way through the Se­quences, and lw has more than eight thou­sand ar­ti­cles with “re­la­tion­ship” in them. I’m not promis­ing the linked ar­ti­cles in­clude unique in­for­ma­tion)