To say it’s been a tough year is a huge understatement. Have you and your sweetie been sailing through this past year, or has the COVID-era dealt some tough blows to your relationship?

As we are all slowly coming out the other end of the pandemic, it’s clear that some relationships have held up better than others. New research by Dr. Lisa Neff and colleagues of The University of Texas at Austin shows that couples who blame the stress of the past year on the pandemic, not their partner, came out feeling much happier about their relationship. Click HERE to read a summary of this interesting research in “Scientific American.”