If you read my bio, and those who know me, understand that I am interested in the brain and people’s wellbeing.
I have stayed informed about the impacts of the coronavirus by reading medical information from what I believe to be reliable sources.
Since the virus will continue to exist in our society for a long time and it may take a few years before immunisation is available to the general population, we are in this crisis together for some time.
It is well documented that minimizing stress and managing emotions is essential to a healthy immune system.
Whether you are going through separation or struggling in your relationship, the new reality of COVID is an enormous extra burden.
It is important to focus on what you and your family should do to keep from becoming infected, and to ensure you also attend to your essential needs during the COVID crisis to stay as healthy as possible.
It is equally important, and much more difficult, to meet your emotional needs so that your and your family members’ immune systems are in top shape to avoid disease in general, and of course avoid COVID-19 in particular.
Stress, anxiety, disappointment, resentment, and all the other emotions that come up with relationship breakdown can reduce the effectiveness of your immune system.
They can also impact other biological functions that are intricately connected to your ability to whether the COVID crisis.
The impact of family breakdown /and divorce/ on the personal well-being of partners and their children// is well understood from decades of research.
Such services are fully operational with videoconferencing.
By minimizing conflict and cost, and shortening the process when courts are either unavailable or greatly slowed down by the crisis, you can make significant contributions to your well-being.
I am sending you my best wishes for calm and wisdom as you navigate the next phase of your life.