COVID-19 is seriously affecting people’s life and work. The deadly epidemic Coronavirus has made couples busier at home especially the ones who have kids as children schools were closed during the shutdown intervention in order to prevent the spread of the disease. There are some key tips to enrich your couple relationship during this hard time as follows:
1. Update Information
Your spouse may know more or less than you regarding the updated information about COVID-19. It is good that you daily share the related information with your partner so that your family could be well prepared if there is any new intervention released by the authority/government.
2. Appreciation not Criticism
The COVID-19 impact might affect the work/income of either you or your partner. The argument could get worse if you take this time to criticize each other. It is best to avoid this. Instead, you should bring valuable family achievements into discussion and appreciate each other. The appreciation could enrich the happiness of your family.
3. Shared Routines
It is a great thought to share routines on a number of housework such as cooking, cleaning, taking care kids, supporting kid’s study at home, washing dishes, etc. It is a heavy workload if your partner alone does such these tasks. You and your spouse will be able to complete all the work well if you clearly share the role and help each other.
4. Argument Location
Couple life sometimes face argument inevitably especially during hard situation such as Coronavirus pandemic. If there is a case, you should not make it in front of your kids because it will affect their feeling and it is a bad deed for them to see. You can stop the quarrel and tell your partner to discuss on it anywhere later while your kids fall asleep.
You and your spouse should admire value of each other in all circumstances. Either you or your partner may sometimes be stressed by work or social situation during the COVID-19 impact. You or your spouse might need some quiet times to relax or meditate. Therefore, you should not disrupt such personal time of each other.