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  • Pandemic parenting puts strain on relationships
  • Pandemic parenting puts strain on relationships
    RODNAE Productions (2020) ©

Pandemic parenting puts strain on relationships

During the pandemic, many of us have had no choice but to spend an abundance of time with family. Parents who’ve been around children 24/7 have struggled to find a moment of quality time with their partners, leading to a decline in intimacy that’s causing a strain on relationships.



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