This way you prevent a break in relationship during quarantine

02 Mar 2021Updated: 4 hours ago | 52 people are reading

This way you prevent a break in relationship during quarantine

© Maaike Oude Geerdink This is how you prevent a break-up during quarantine

The corona crisis brings about a lot. Closing schools, catering and sports clubs and calling on everyone to work from home as much as possible. This creates a situation for many that they have never been in before. Namely: three weeks or maybe longer at home with your partner.

Stressful

There are many tips and tricks on how to deal with this stressful period. You can do yourself, do cleaning, follow home workouts of your favorite gym, exercises to get closer to your partner and all kinds of other great ideas.

Because you are on each other 24/7 lip, it may happen that you would like to stick your partner behind the wallpaper. But to prevent it from eventually leading to a breakup, Laurie Mintz (professor of psychology and certified sex therapist) likes to share advice.

Read also: This is how you take care of your mental health during the pandemic

5 tips

1. Schedule time for yourself.

"In this situation, you also want to have some time for yourself. Schedule this in advance and pull out for a while. This may help to relieve some of that inevitable tension . "

2. Find a way to deal with the pandemic

"If you only get stress from the news, include it in your schedule. Schedule a time every day to share the news about the virus talk and find a way to deal with this, but make sure it's not all you talk about. "

3. Try new things.

"You spend a lot of time together now. How much fun is it to try new things? Think about a virtual pub quiz, board game, or find a series together to watch."

4. Breathe in, breathe out

"Take a few deep breaths as your partner starts to get on your nerves. Ask yourself if it's worth going into. And if so, do so with care, love and respect, keep in mind that you want to get closer and don't want to "win" a fight. "

5. Take care of yourself

"Be nice to yourself. Go outside if you can, do some exercise indoors. Find methods to relieve your stress!"