The two of us can speak from direct experience: Barbara has an identical twin sister and Amanda has a fraternal twin brother, and we’ve both spent much of our lives fielding questions about what it’s like to share a life with someone you once shared a womb with.
We’ve also spent plenty of time thinking about the source of all this intrigue: What is it, exactly, that people find so fascinating about twins?
In my grown up brain, I decided "So my friend wants to get with my girlfriend's identical twin, which sort of means they want to get with my girlfriend? 'We're at a themed party but because we're idiots we've both come as the same character.
In short, there's ginger wigs left, right and centre and if you look closely there's two boozy copper tops running around with the same face.
'Basically, I adore George, but I'm in love with Frank. Definitely not because George was single and Frank wasn't...
Fact No.4: We perpetually get asked slightly ludicrous 'twin' questions. And although, 'Do you ever look in the mirror and think you're the other one?
'We've essentially never fancied the same guy, our significant others are significantly different to each other and to that classic age old question of, 'Have you ever thought of swapping? Because we're not cave men and it would be f*****g weird.' I couldn't have said it better myself.