Quarantine is actually a really good opportunity for your relationship. You get a chance before you’re 25 years into this to see how this person handles stress. This is an opportunity to really build some things strong, and to ask those tough questions and get to know this person on a deeper level.
Like many of my clients, you survived week one working from home through a haze of shock, worry, and interrupted routines. This week you have decided that you want to have a plan in place as to how to best navigate what appears to be at least several months of working under the same roof and possibly even the same room as your partner and family. You want to be able to do more than just keep the peace and be cordial with your unexpected office mate. You want to be able to actually feel productive while avoiding feeling resentful of your partner because of too much-forced togetherness. You’ve probably decided that you need to set up a new set of rules as to how best to co-work without emotional distancing. You need family boundaries.
Here a set of guidelines I have been suggesting my clients put into place while waiting out the quarantine:
Looking for a fun new binge-worthy wedding show that covers locations, dresses, and all the other things you think about when planning a wedding? Even better, this one has the added bonus of a relationship expert. Check your local Cox Communications TV channel for this fun new show from YurView called “I Do, The Ultimate Wedding Show” that Dana was recently featured on! It runs Sundays at 5pm, Mondays at 9pm, Thursdays at 6pm, and Saturdays at 7pm. You can watch Dana’s segment below, catch the whole episode by clicking here.
Dana was recently interviewed by Fab Giovanetti for an article in Authority Magazine about evidence-based couples therapy. Read the article here: