People fall into one of three categories according to Adam Grant, author of the runaway best-seller Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success: Givers, Matchers, and Takers. Grant's theories provide fantastic insight into romantic relationships. Whatever category you belong to can determine how happy you are in relationships as well as your attractiveness to others.
Have you ever felt, for example, that you were not good enough in a relationship? Has a significant other ever taken advantage of you? Did you ever feel you were giving your all to someone and ended up completely worn out? Then you may be a "giver." While the giver style has its apparent drawbacks, givers are also considered most attractive—and the most likely to have long-term love.
The trait people most highly value in potential romantic partners (both men and women) is kindness. Givers also tend to be affectionate, a trait that strongly affects the longevity of a relationship (not to mention your own).
To understand what your style is and how to make the best of it, check out these three brief descriptions of each: