Science: Double Beds v. Divorce

Are twin beds and separate bedrooms partly responsible for the U.S.'s unhappy marriages and high divorce rate? M. F. Ashley Montague, British-born anthropologist and author, thinks they may be. In the current issue of Psychiatry, he writes:

"It seems to me that the experience of sharing the same bed, being one of the most intimate and prolonged forms of behavior which two persons can enjoy together . . . will inevitably tend to produce an identification of one with the other, a feeling of 'togetherness.'. . .How long can ill feeling or misunderstanding endure between persons who share the same bed?...

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