Quarantines, social distancing and health hypervigilance have us out of our routines and comfort zones, causing a host of emotions erupting in marriage. By Scott Williams In the first days of the COVID-19 outbreak here in the United States, before we knew how bad the pandemic would get, we were given a short set of […]
Good question. It depends on the couple. Some friends have made wise ddecisions on how to do social distancing without it affecting their relationships. Others have made unwise decisions and are paying the price. Others haven’t commented enough for me know.
I haven’t told the ones making unwise decisions as they don’t want outside feedback. If I was making unwise choices in this area, I would hope a friend would say something. Unfortunately, these friends have made it clear they don’t want advice as they believe the relationships are doing fine. I hope I am wrong, but I doubt it.
It’s times like these where a couple finds out how strong or weak the relationship is. In some cases, it takes a number of incidents over time, often a decade or longer, before they realize the damage has escalated too far.