Working from home puts relationships to the test
Recent survey gauges the impact working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has put on romantic relationships.
for millions of Americans, the cove in 19 air ushered in another unexpected time. Being at home with spouses, significant others and Children all day every day spent enough to put even the strongest relationships to the test. Given the amount of hours that professionals are now spending with the responses of their significant others, it's it's it's almost expected that this would come up. The networking at Fishable asked more than 16,000 professionals. How has working from home affected your romantic relationship and the results were pretty interesting. 29% said work from home had a positive impact on their relationship. 17% said it's strained it and 7% said it led to a break up or divorce. We were happy and enthusiastic. They're happy to see that 29% actually said had a positive impact on the relationship. On my practice for seeing several couples, psychologist and Sullivan says, for couples that didn't make it stay at home revealed mismatch values for the others, communication might be the key to staying together. I think we need to be able to communicate about what we need. That might mean asking for time to be alone or for a date night without the kids, Selvin says. Try to focus on things which make you grateful and realize that everyone is handling this in their own way. So we have to just understand that there's gonna be this range of emotions, and that is OK. Cupid has given us another reminder, which is how important like this and how important it is to take that time when you get it. It will be some time before we know the effect that Corona virus truly had on our romantic relationships. But so far, the prognosis is good. Chris Pallone, NBC News