Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock
Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: how being forced together is tearing couples apart

  • From mahjong to face masks, small things can balloon into big arguments in the pandemic pressure cooker, Chinese psychologist says
  • Lawyer says he has fielded more divorce inquiries since the coronavirus erupted in China late last year

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock
Marriage and divorce applications fell in Beijing the first quarter, as government office hours were cut back and severe restrictions placed on movement. Photo: Shutterstock
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