Russell Alexander recently appeared on CTV News to discuss the impact the pandemic has had on families. Mr. Alexander discussed how it appears divorce rates are beginning to spike due to the quarantine’s strain on relationships.
He also highlighted that for families to remain intact, it is important to keep balance in your lives. Every day feels the same during this period, so it is crucial to break up your days with hobbies. Another crucial thing to remember is that this pandemic is temporary.
Divorce and separation are some of the most difficult times for families, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, the process has become much more complicated. Many Canadian families are subject to additional stressors due to health protocols. Russell Alexander has a few tips for families going through this difficult time:
Take time apart: With quarantine and social distancing measures in place, many couples are spending an abnormal amount of time together. It is important for each person to maintain their independence in a relationship, therefore couples should set some time each day where they can each be alone. This can be
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On Saturday, May 2nd Russ joined Ted Woloshyn on Newstalk 1010 to discuss the Save a Slice initiative and his mission to help support local, family-run pizzerias and our frontline responders. Click on the link below to listen to the full interview.
Russ was invited to join Richard of 680 News over a zoom call to discuss higher divorce rates due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“The studies we’re seeing from China and the UK indicate that divorce rates are spiking,” said Russell Alexander. “We haven’t seen this happening in Canada just yet, but if this goes on for several more months, we may see a spike in divorce.”