The coronavirus is in full effect here in the United States. While it is still too early to tell what the virus’ impact will be, there is plenty of chatter about the consequences of the epidemic for the economy. This includes mass layoffs and discussions about aggressive quarantine measures. Many companies are instituting work from home policies and Federal official are currently working on a massive bailout of the economy.
This is uncharted waters for most of the country.
However with everyone staying home, you are likely to get a lot of time with your partner in the next few days. So, here are some thoughts from the Gottman Institute (a really good think tank for marital science in Washington State) that will make being stuck at home with your partner a bit easier, because let’s face it, being together under these stressful circumstances beats having to survive a long distance relationship during Coronavirus.
From their email:
For more of their great stuff, check out the Gottman Institute’s site here.
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