How do you make a relationship last during a pandemic?

How do you make a relationship last during a pandemic?

Long-distance relationships have their struggles, and this worldwide pandemic has put even more pressure and strain on them. But what do you do when someone else's relationship affects you?

Long distance love

If this pandemic has taught us anything it's that we need to be considerate and put the needs of others before our own.

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Now you might be wondering: "And how does this connect with the long-distance relationship thing?"

Well, since COVID-19 we have had to quarantine, lockdown, and stay home and stay safe.

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This means not necessarily seeing and hanging out with the people you love the most because you could be spreading the virus.

In a household, where multiple lives could be affected, every family member has to be on the same page.

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In today's edition of #BadMomsClub, one mom is having some issues getting this message through to her very adamant son:

"Hey, Bad Moms Club,

Please help me explain to my 19-year-old son that it is not a good idea for his girlfriend to visit us for a few weeks during the holidays. I’ve tried to reason with him, but he just gets angry with me. 

She lives in Cape Town and he is begging us to allow her to visit. 

We have a second wave of the pandemic and I think it’s best they stay apart for a while. 

How do I explain this to him? 

Bad Moms Club, please help!" - Anon.

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As always, we have advice from the hilarious Thenjiwe, the lawyer turned comedian who is also one of the most highly recognised and popular South African stand-up comedians on the road today. Follow her hilarity here

We also have some truly sage advice from Ayanda Tetyana, an educational specialist and parent coach, who has a passion for working with children.

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Take a listen to find out what KZN, our resident bad mom, Thenjiwe, and the actual parent coach, Ayanda Tetyana, had to say.

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