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Dear Lifehacker, my girlfriend is a Pokemon GO player. I’m not. Over the past fortnight she has been playing the game 24/7 and it’s starting to affect our relationship. (Don’t get me started on our “romantic” walks.) When she’s not hunting Pokemon, she’s tweeting about it or researching tips on her phone — even while we’re in bed together. I’m starting to feel seriously neglected! Do you have any intervention tips for Pokemon GO addicts?
Good marriages take work. So do bad marriages and so-so marriages, come to think of it. In fact, pretty much every marriage is destined to fail if you don’t listen to your partner and put in the hard yakka. For those who don’t want to become another divorce statistic, this infographic of social science hacks could help you to iron out what’s wrong before it’s too late to fix things.
One of the greatest challenges in life is to face the reality of a dying relationship with someone you once loved and cared about, and end things. But as this School of Life video explains, we only make it harder for both parties when we delay the inevitable by being “kind”.