Strategies To protect Your Relationship
Self- isolating with your partner indefinitely can be a BIG challenge for your relationship.
For sure, there are benefits to the challenge. You can strengthen the bond with your partner. And… .you can have sex anytime the mood strikes you.
But, make no mistake about it, you can also be faced with unavoidable interpersonal stresses and conflicts that can irreversibly damage your relationship.
Some divorce lawyers are even predicting that once we are on the other side of this health crisis, and the restrictions are lifted, there likely will be a surge in divorce filings.
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And speaking of sex….
Will the pandemic lead to a “baby boom” or will it cause a loss of libido?
We know, for sure, that healthy sexuality in a relationship fosters closeness.
But, what do you do when your partner wants to do it – but you don’t, perhaps because news of the pandemic is stressing you out?
Research tells us that there is, in fact, a way to resolve these differences
The findings suggest that if one partner is interested in having sex, but the other isn’t in the mood, being motivated to meet their partner’s sexual needs can benefit both partners. At times, this may also mean understanding and accepting your partner’s need not to engage in sex.
Being motivated to meet your partner’s sexual needs during pandemic pressure, even if one’s libido is plummeting, will lead to relationship success.