No one wants to be bored. Ever. We can't even go to the bathroom without bringing our phones with us. A subway ride without music is our worst nightmare.
And according to The Wall Street Journal, researchers from the U.S., Germany, and Canada have discovered that boredom has the same effect on relationships. So, no, your relationship is not necessarily doomed if you're bored — your boredom could actually help it succeed.
The researchers identified five different types of boredom, and each can reveal something distinct about what you're looking for (but might not even know it) — in a relationship or otherwise: