For the Two of You

Couples in which both people are academics face that special two-body challenge. In The Scientist, three couples recount their choices and give tips on how to make it work. The Nabels say that if an employer doesn’t offer terms that both people are happy with — such as lab space or, say, a job for both people — turn it down.

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