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    Sarah Blackford said:

    Hi Christina,
    This is an interesting perspective on the impact of having a non-academic scientist partner, however you might want to consider the other side of the coin for dual career couples. The challenges are different but may be even more detrimental not only to career prospects but also personal lives. There have been quite a lot of articles written about this, including emerging university policies for dealing with dual career couples. Here is one example:—A-Challenge-For-Scientist-Couples/