Local Threat: Marriage Fidelity Through the Lens of Science

11 May

Just read NYT’s The Science of a Happy Marriage, which explores genetic factors that may impact commitment.

Marriage Fortune Cookie

via flickr.com

Check it out for a fascinating read after you complete the puzzle below:

  • Fill-in-the-blank: LO_AL and THR__T.

Source: well.blogs.nytimes.com

♬ Listening to: If You Want to Be Happy for the Rest of Your Life (Jimmy Soul)

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3 Responses to “Local Threat: Marriage Fidelity Through the Lens of Science”

  1. aa May 12, 2010 at 7:04 pm #

    “We enter relationships because the other person becomes part of ourselves, and that expands us,” Dr. Aron said. “That’s why people who fall in love stay up all night talking and it feels really exciting. We think couples can get some of that back by doing challenging and exciting things together.”

  2. aa May 12, 2010 at 7:13 pm #

    I can only say from experience that the above quoted sentence is absolutely true! If you CAN’T “stay up all night talking” about anything and everything – then is it really love, or is it about not being alone? Something to think about. Then again if you are not in the same room at night, well I guess you know the answer then.

    xoxo

    ps – did I put the quotes in the right place?

  3. ms amy z May 12, 2010 at 7:17 pm #

    Yes, it makes perfect sense. Also, I filled it in Local Threat when first seeing it, which really surprised me.

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