Maintaining Healthy Relationships During the COVID-19 Pandemic
On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden share the importance of maintaining your relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also maintaining yourself.
They begin by discussing the toll that the pandemic is having on marriages and relationships. They address how the effects of stay-in orders and quarantines can lead to relationship boredom and feelings of stagnation between couples. They also share how singles are affected by not having the ability to go out and meet new people.
Next, they talk about the importance of bringing newness to a relationship by rediscovering each other; doing things together such as going to a new park, exercising and finding new activities to experience. Mark and Dr. Gladden explore how to bring new novelty to people’s relationships during this trying time.
Lastly, they discuss the importance of learning about the makeup of your body and how it works there by enabling you to optimize yourself both physically and mentally.