Science: 5 Notables in Long-Term Couples
Being with someone for a long time changes the way you see the world. It also changes you. Everything from how you act to the way you think shifts in ever so slight ways.
And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of “Powers of Two,” these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they’d ever think up on their own.