Ways to keep your mind healthy during the COVID 19 lockdown while spending time with the family.

It has been reported that there has been an increase in consultations about divorce since the COVID-19 outbreak. The current forced lockdown situation that couples face is something that has not been seen before and forces everyone to spend in most cases 24/7 together. For some, this will be a positive experience but for others, it will intensify any problems that had previously existed.

Despite that your divorce may be Good for estate agency business, your happiness is more important to us and we would like to share with you some tips at on what you can do to prevent things from escalating any further.

Don’t forget, this situation will be over soon, as nothing in life is permanent, and you will be able to make an informed decision that is not clouded by the perception of your current state of mind.


On 23rd March 2020, our government issued rules to order people to stay in their homes except for food, medical reasons or to work if they are unable to work from home or are considered a key worker. As a result, the majority of people are spending far more time at home with their spouses/partners and are unable to socialize with friends or other family members.

What you can do:

Unfortunately, this can lead to increased tensions in the home, and a tendency for arguments to occur over issues that would not arise under normal circumstances.

If you do struggle with problems in your relationship due to COVID-19, you may first wish to consider counseling. Many providers are adapting to the current crisis and offering online services to support couples during this difficult time.


If you are unable to resolve these issues and consider that your relationship has broken down or just wish to get some guidance about where you stand we work with many solicitors that would be able to help you.

In these extraordinary times we recognize how difficult it is to find time to do everything or ask for advice. This is especially the case where you are living with your partner or spouse and are considering separating, or have your children with you during the day.

Many solicitors are now able to offer flexible telephone appointments to meet your personal needs, whether that is in the evenings, early mornings, or weekends as well as our usual office hours.

If there is nothing else you can do and you can truly say to yourself further down the line, that you have indeed done everything possible to work on your relationship if you need to sell your property or find a property to let, please give us a call and will be able to assist you.

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