According to everyone trying to make a mismatched relationship work and most rom-coms, opposites attract. Most can agree we hear this phrase way more than we see it manifest in real life. Many wonder if it is actually true, because little real-life evidence would indicate it is. Well, science says opposites don't actually attract at all. Not only are we not attracted to our opposites, but our similarities actually play a huge role in initial and long-term attraction, a new study finds.