Living Alone in the Year of the Virus

Phil at table

Well, here we are, still in the year of the virus! Last week we shared experiences of couples and what it’s like living together during these times. This week we spoke with those who are living alone.
Two of the people we spoke to are elderly.
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In this week’s blog, we looked at the stresses of living together during this time, and talked to a number of people about this. These articles cover various ways to deal with the situation.
Can Your Relationship Survive the Togetherness of a Pandemic?
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Living Together in the Year of the Virus

Couple cavorting

It is gradually sinking in for all of us that this is going to be a far longer disruption of normal life than originally thought. We have lived through the first wave of changes: hand-washing, shopping lines, shortages, masks, avoiding crowds, no touching even friends.
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In this week’s blog, we talked about time in the year of the virus. We’ve had to stretch in finding links, but here are some interesting perspectives on life in these times.
Ease and Flow in Uncertain Times “Who would ever have guessed that we would get a crash course in uncertainty?
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Time In The Year Of The Virus

In the last few weeks, a delightful ease has come over us. We have the sense of time being available and deadlines not weighing on us.
Certainly our stay-at-home regime has produced savings in time. Breakfasts with friends are now replaced by phone calls, Zoom meetings and emails.
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This week, in our blog, we wrote about relationships in the year of the virus. Here are some articles with suggestions on how to deal with the stay-at-home orders and your relationships.
More conflict but more sex: Relationship advice for couples living together amid coronavirus “Many people are staying home to curb the spread of coronavirus.
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Relationships in the Year of the Virus

Phil and Maude in masks

Most of us are in a stay-at-home mode of enforced social survival behavior. Through this global phenomenon we all have an opportunity to find out many things about ourselves, our relationships and our interconnectedness.
We, Phil and Maude, have heard numerous stories of one member of a couple turning on the other and expressing anger, frustration and even rage.
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In this week’s blog, we discussed what factors are important in a conflict-free relationship. Here are two articles and a video discussing different aspects of this issue.
Trust In Relationship: Why Is It Important And How To Build It? “Trust is that foundation upon which your relationship can survive the hardest of times.
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What Important Factors Make a Conflict-free Relationship?

Shadows of two people

For the last three weeks, we’ve been writing about mutuality, union and core values, three foundational aspects of conflict-free peaceful relationships.
Know Yourself
While these are the critical underpinnings of the type of relationships we describe, there are characteristics that make these possible as well.
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In this week’s blog, we discussed core values, the third of a triumvirate of factors that bond people together. Here are three articles that discuss this from very different points of view.
Why Is Recognizing Needs and Values Important in Relationships?
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