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Indiana University
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

"Three-year glitch"

From Yahoo! News:

LONDON (Reuters) – The "three-year glitch" has replaced the "seven-year itch" as the tipping point where couples start to take each other for granted, according to a new survey.

Weight gain, stinginess, toe-nail clippings on the bathroom floor and snoring are a few of the passion-killers that have led to a swifter decline in relationships in the fast-paced 21st century, said the study commissioned by Warner Brothers to promote the release of comedy film "Hall Pass" in UK cinemas.

The survey of 2,000 British adults in steady relationships pinpointed the 36-month mark as the time when relationship stress levels peak and points to a new trend of "pink passes" and "solo" holidays away from partners and spouses that many Britons resort to in order to keep romance alive.

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Thirty six months aounds about right...after having lived together underneath the same roof with someone for 36 months, the couple starts to grow comfortable and lazy in their relationship...the woman starts to let herself go physically, and the man ceases to do the little things for her that he did so willingly throughout the wooing process...36 months sounds about right.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Mar 27, 2011 5:00:07 PM

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