Sometimes, you just need to talk to someone who understands what you’re going through. When your significant other/partner isn’t in graduate school, there can be some, well, some tension in and strain on the relationship. But having a significant other outside of academia can be a truly wonderful thing.
The two body problem ““ it sounds like it’d be a physics problem, right? Something to do with gravitational pull between two planets or other celestial bodies is what I think of. But, as people in academia know, the two body problem refers to the problem of relationships between professional academics.