Nov 10, 2020
This year has felt like a lost year. Tensions are high and stress levels are through the roof. It would make sense that Covid is having a negative impact on marriages, as well. That's not the case.
Brad Wilcox wrote a piece in the Washington Post that sheds
light on data revealing marriages are staying strong in the
pandemic. Is this because people fear getting sick in filing for
divorce? Is there a backlog of people waiting for the pandemic to
clear before they break their vows? Or is it that married couples
are finding more satisfaction in spending more time together.
Dr. Brad Wilcox is the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia where he also serves as a Philosophy professor. His article sets a foundation for Shane to unpack what is a surprising statistic coming out of the pandemic.