Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘The Theory of Everything’ Discusses the Marriage of Space and TimeCupid's Pulse Article: ‘The Theory of Everything’ Discusses the Marriage of Space and Time

By Courtney Omernick

The Theory of Everything covers the early life of Stephen Hawking and is his first wife, Jane. The film displays the struggles Stephen faces during the early stages of his diagnosis while he studies, what he calls, “the marriage of space and time.” The movie greatly covers his relationship with Jane from love at first sight, to diagnosis, marriage, and beyond.

Should you see it:

If you’re interested in the life of Stephen Hawking or relationship dynamics, then get your tickets. The film also features plenty of wonderful actors such as Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, and more!

Who to take:

This romantic drama would be great to see with your girlfriends or your boyfriend.

How can you best take care of an ill significant other?

Cupid’s Advice:

Unfortunately, cancer and other terrible illnesses are all too common. And, if it happens to your significant other, you may be left with more questions than answers. Fortunately, there are many professional books and other resources that can give you advice on how to be a member of their best support system. Cupid has also listed a few tips below:

1. Enlist the help of family and friends: Always remember that you don’t have to go through this alone. Reach out to family members and friends and let them know your situation. Once you communicate what’s going on, people will be ready to provide emotional support and lend an extra hand.

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2. Live in the moment: When it comes to having an illness, it’s hard to make plans for the future because everything is so uncertain. Make the most of every moment by concentrating on what you do have and what’s in front of you right now.

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3. Identify your options: If your loved one is in the hospital, when are visiting hours? What can you do to help them outside of their physical therapy sessions? Ask plenty of questions and make sure you know how you can help and what is available to you during this difficult time.

How have you taken care of your ill significant other? Share your stories in the comments!