Coping With Coronavirus Introduction – Couples Coping 1

In our introductory video we aim to invite couples to have patience and compassion for themselves if they find themselves in an argumentative situation, feeling envy for active neighbours if they are feeling themselves inactive or unmotivated during Coronavirus.


Attachment In Couple Relationships – Couples Coping 2

Sarah Jack, Relationship Therapist, gives a brief introduction to Attachment dynamics in a couple.


Conflict In Couples Over Corona Anxiety – Couples Coping 3

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how anxiety about the virus can create conflict.


When Corona Fear Affects A Couple’s Connection – Couples Coping 4

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how fear triggers attachment behaviours and escalates the cycle of conflict between partners.


Enforced Togetherness In A Time Of Coronavirus – Couples Coping 5

How conflict can escalate because couples are spending more time together during Covid-19.


How Family Can Affect A Couple’s Attachment & Connection – Couples Coping 6

When couples have more family contact in a time of corona virus jealousies can grow.


Disappointments & Loss During Coronavirus – Couples Coping 7

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how loss and disappointment trigger attachment behaviours and escalate the cycle of conflict between partners.


Couples Who Were ‘Fine’ Before Coronavirus – Couples Coping 8

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how couples who were ‘fine’ before Covid-19 may feel particularly disappointed if their relationship deteriorates just when they most needed it.


Sex In Couple Relationships In A Time Of Coronavirus – Couples Coping 9

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how the lockdown may impact on a couple’s physical and sexual relationship and their capacity for closeness, connection and sex.


Homeschooling & Homeworking Cause Challenge & Conflict – Couples Coping 10

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how homeschooling and homeworking may trigger attachment behaviours and escalate the cycle of conflict between partners.


Parent Child Roles In A Couple In A Time Of Coronavirus – Couples Coping 11

Two therapists in conversation reflect on how the stress of lockdown might exacerbate an existing tendency for a couple to separate into parent/ child roles.


Secrets & Shame For Couples In A Time Of Coronavirus – Couples Coping 12

Two therapists in conversation reflect on the likely impact for a couple who are living through the sudden disclosure of a dark secret.