Things that dual partners do that are cruel or mean-hearted in the eyes of external observers are often passed over as meaningless by the other partner.
at work,) and between people with different backgrounds.
Problems between Duality partners has an almost uncanny way of working itself out.
Duality is the intertype relation between the two socionic types that fit each other ideally according to Model A.
Along with the similar concept of complementarity, it is a fundamental part of socionics, and was introduced by Aushra Augusta.
Likewise, duals' Super-Ego and Id blocks, though less important to the individuals' lives, interact with each other in complementary ways.
Duals help each other to face their super-ego troubles in a healthy way, usually indirectly.
Descriptions of duality often assume that the relationship is romantic and between people of the opposite sex.
But it should be noted that dual relations occur between same-sex partners, in non-romantic friendship, in various settings, (e.g.
Duals are on opposite poles of the extraverted/introverted, logic/ethics, and intuition/sensing dichotomies, but on the same pole of the rational/irrational dichotomy.This accounts for duals' common rhythm while taking responsibility for opposite aspects of reality.