Design for Life: The pandemic has changed my wife’s personality

This week, psychotherapist Siobhán Murray advises a reader who is unsure how to help his previously outgoing wife weather the frustrations of lockdown

The emotional toll of the pandemic has damaged many relationships. Picture: Getty

Dear Expert,

My wife and I have been married for 15 years and, prior to the pandemic, she was very outgoing and sociable. She had a lot of plans for 2020. She was going to study abroad for a few weeks, and there were a lot of exciting things that we had planned to do together as a family and felt like we finally could do because the kids were a bit older. But since ...