“Tens don’t marry ones” is a phrase used to describe the balance between like individuals in a relationship. Most often, people tend to hook up with similar mates in terms of value systems and behavior patterns.
However, the occasional marriage does occur between two such different people that this adage can be thrown in the trash. It is rare, and it is painful. Experience it for yourself in Ten to One from Summer’s Double Edge by Elephant’s Bookshelf Press.