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Does Love Change Over Time?

By cara

It is not sure whether love changes over the time, but communication between the couples ceases over time, reveal the experts. After fifty years of , most couples chat for three minutes over dinner exchanging just 150 words, says a new British study.

All loved-up pairs talk excitedly about careers, friends, music, babies or anything 'under the sky' for an average of fifty minutes in every hour, but before the .

Once the knot is tied, things will change. Those couples go down to 40 minutes an hour, which will become 21 minutes after 20 years of and it will drop again to 16 minutes after 30 years.

According to the survey, the problem is exacerbated by having children. Parents spoke to each other for only 10 minutes over an hour-long meal, while speaking for 35 minutes to their kids, the study found. Chatting over the mobile phones also makes much interference in the communication between the couples. The couples should take some effort and invest in talking, to keep their bonks strong, says the experts.

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Story first published: Monday, April 12, 2010, 15:50 [IST]
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