Work from home causing problems in your relationship? Fret not, follow these three relationship tips to have a healthy bond with your partner.
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It sounds ideal to do everything with your partner right? When work from home began post the covid-induced lockdown, most couples were ecstatic that they would get more time to spend with each other. But guess what? Research suggests that many couples who work from home find that the additional time they get together now, makes them lonelier in their relationship than ever before. Yes, you heard it right.
But you can make WFH more conducive if you want. All set to find out how? Follow these three tips to salvage the situation:
Contrary to general perception, spending too much time with your partner can cause several problems. That’s why it is important to prioritise your relationship. Start off with giving your partner 30 minutes of undivided attention every day without technology, or too much conversation about work or kids. Turn off your phone, switch off Netflix, and just spend time with your partner. Discuss your day, your highs and lows, and how you are grateful to be with each other.
Also, read: Here’s how you can work from home alongside an extrovert partner2. Make a home office
You might feel why is this even needed? But trust us, having separate workspaces is important for your relationship.