There's a fairly common phenomenon wherein people who spend a lot of time together start to adopt each other's mannerisms, tell each other's jokes, and, god forbid, even look alike.
There's a fairly common phenomenon wherein people who spend a lot of time together start to get sick of each other, get annoyed, grow apart.
Do you think there's a correlation?
Is it possible that in losing our identities inside of relationships and becoming the person we're dating, we inevitably end up dating ourselves. And what could be more boring than dating yourself?
Just a random thought this morning.
I guess that's why it's so important to have our own hobbies, interests, and things we do that give us time to be our own person, to be apart from our partners. You can't share everything. That's a recipe for suicide.