Kids are sleeping too much, showing less motivation, not following through on tasks. Socially, we see them isolating from peers and not cooperating at home (moreso than normal for a teenager). Their mental health is becoming one more thing that is worrying us in our battle against COVID and our struggle with the quarantine.
“My husband and I really need a date night, but it’s not happening during COVID.”
“The only privacy I get is when I go to the bathroom! It’s impossible to have a private conversation with my partner in this house.”
This blog is geared at helping you think ‘outside of the box’ regarding finding a space for a date night.
I don’t feel heard in this relationship.” is a frequent complaint that I get when working with couples. Another is, “I don’t want to say anything as it will just make a big argument.”
Can you relate to either of these phrases? If so, it’s understandable you feel apprehensive of having conversations with your partner.
“You are doing it again.”
“You are not listening to me.”
Sometimes, you are attempting to express and connect with your partner and stumble into a conflict innocently by the use of ‘you’.