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

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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