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Here’s How Much One Year in Quarantine Has Aged Your Relationship

This has NOT been a normal year for couples.  So if you feel like your relationship has grown and changed a lot since the pandemic started . . . it probably has.

Groupon hired a mathematician from Cambridge University in the U.K. to calculate what one year of quarantining together would translate to in normal couple years, and the answer is . . . it’s the same as being together FOUR regular years. Its now like measuring your relationship in dog years!

That’s right:  If you’ve been together for two years now, it’s actually more like FIVE years since you spent one of those together in quarantine.

59% of couples say the pandemic has been the ultimate test of their relationship . . . and they haven’t been on a date in an average of five-and-a-half months.

But in spite of all that, 81% say they’re looking forward to Valentine’s Day.  (Barron’s)

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(You can use this online calculator to determine just how much your unique relationship has aged during the pandemic.)


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