Has working from home caused a strain on your relationship with your spouse? You’re hardly alone. According to an article by The Straits Times published in May 2021, a study conducted by four researchers at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore found that women were less satisfied with their marriages during and after the circuit breaker.
Not that it might be any surprise. After all, being around somebody round the clock, no matter how much you adore them, can create more opportunities for conflict. But what exactly are the typical disagreements that couples working from home face, and does it mean that divorce rates are going up? Also, has WFH strengthened any marriages instead?