- Year of publication
- Relationships Scotland / Relate
Polling by Relate UK, which finds that the coronavirus lockdown is impacting negatively on many couples and families.
Relate and Relationships Scotland warn of a "post-lockdown relationship reckoning”.
-More than one in eight people surveyed who currently live with their partner (12%) is having relationship doubts after staying at home– rising to one in five (21%) for 25-34 year olds.
-Almost a quarter of those surveyed who have a partner (23%) say the current circumstances are placing pressure on their relationship.
27% of respondents in a relationship are finding their partner irritating right now (22% of men compared to 31% of women).
Almost a quarter (24%) of surveyed parents who currently live with their children say their children’s behaviour has become an issue since staying at home.
A post-lockdown peak in enquiries it expected but people are urged to consider webcam or telephone counselling before crisis hits.
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