When the COVID-19 lockdown forced my husband to stay home, I looked forward to a break from the typical busy routine and had grand thoughts of bringing back those exhilarating and blissful days of long ago.
Being a work from home freelancer, I had no problem with the coronavirus quarantine. I’m used to being alone the whole day. But having the hubby now keeping me company seemed a good time for doing things together, having long talks and mostly just reconnecting on a deeper level.
It’s been a month now and I’ve realized that this Covid-19 enforced 24/7 togetherness is getting overwhelming. Speaking for myself, the excitement of having him home faded fast and stress is taking its place. Although the love and commitment remain, I can’t wait for our customary normal to be back.