As we step into the new year, we’re presented with an opportunity to reflect on our relationships and consider ways to strengthen the bonds that connect us with our partners. Whether you’re in a new relationship or have been together for years, committing to positive changes can enhance your connection and make the upcoming year […]

I previously wrote about the rise in substance use among individual Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, little has been explored regarding substance use among couples during this period. Couples who live together are spending more time around each other, getting bored or exhausted with lack of variation in life, and some are turning to […]

Couples are spending more time together during the pandemic than under normal circumstances (whatever “normal” even means these days). Not only are couples increasing time spent together in shared (frequently small) spaces, but there aren’t dinner parties, get-togethers, group outings etc, to provide some different perspective, outlook and buffer, that is so frequently needed for […]