The following are the results of a survey/poll sent to members of our mailing list.
These couples surveyed were married as of January 19, 2021.
The survey/poll asked the following question:
Has the lockdown and other changes to life from the COVID-19 pandemic affected your marriage relationship?
The following options were provided:
2429 people responded to this survey conducted January 19, 2021 to our email list.
Of the 2429 respondents:
Women were more likely to say their marriage had improved than men.
Men were more likely to say that their marriage had become worse.
21% of women said that their marriage had improved compared to 14% of men.
15% of men said that their marriage was worse compared to 7% of women.
Respondents were also asked if they were considering divorce as of January 19, 2021.
Of the respondents, 19.98% (284) said that they were considering divorce.
*This number is down 29% from our 2019 survey of 1277 married couples where 357 or 28% responded that they were considering divorce.
Sex of Respondents:
Age of Respondents:
It appears that some married couples experienced trauma induced limerence from the uncertainty and fear of the lockdowns of 2020-2021 and that such a spark fueled them to work out their issues and improve their marriage relationship.