After being married for seven years, a Brazilian couple Adriana, 39, and her husband Leandro, 37, found out that they were actually brother and sister whose mother left them in their infancy.
A woman cut the tattoo of her boyfriend’s name off of her forearm with a scalpel and mailed him the skin after she found out he had cheated on her and lied about moving out of the country to avoid the breakup.
A Chinese man’s ex-girlfriend and current girlfriend jumped off a bridge into a river to see who he would rescue. He rescued his current girlfriend.
“Hedgehog’s dilemma” describes hedgehogs’ inability to cuddle for warmth due to their spikes, and is a metaphor for the challenges of human intimacy.
The wife’s happiness is more important than her husband’s when it comes to keeping a happy, lasting marriage, in a study that surveyed older couples married for an average of 39 years.
Couples that cuddle can become addicted to one another. Symptoms of withdraw can occur when apart as a result of the hormone oxytocin, “the cuddling drug.”
There is a site that offers a fake internet girlfriend service for $250 a month which includes setting up a profile on a social networking site like Facebook to publicly communicate with you, making up to 2 public phone calls and 10 text messages
32% of American workers admit to having an “Work Spouse”, an office husband or office wife with whom they have bonds similar to that of a marriage.
One third of married couples in Canada have separate bedrooms.
Over long periods of time, couples literally develop similar facial features.