• Question: Does your scientific understanding affect intimate relationships?

    Asked by fabulousno1 to Donna, Jo, Mark, Stuart, Tim on 24 Jun 2010 in Categories: .
    • Photo: Joanna Buckley

      Joanna Buckley answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      Hiya Fabulousno1! Fabulous name!! 🙂

      Nah, my boyfriend who I’ve been with for years is also a scientist so we have many geeky conversations. We were best mates long before we hooked up so we knew what each other was like a loooooong time ago. He’s still my bestest pal now. (pass me the sick bucket!!)

      He’s a physicist though so we work on totally different areas which is good because we’re always talking about stuff we’ve been up to. I’ve found that a lot of my friends who are scientists have sciency boyfriends, girlfriends, wives and husbands. 🙂

    • Photo: Donna MacCallum

      Donna MacCallum answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      I don’t think so! How do you think that it might affect this?

    • Photo: Tim Craggs

      Tim Craggs answered on 24 Jun 2010:


      Only when I spend too long in the lab!!

      No, I don’t think it does, but an interesting question.

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