My Gym Saved my Marriage During Lockdown

June 14, 2020 by
Courtesy of Rebecca Parker

Divorce rates since the coronavirus pandemic lockdown began have soared around the world, according to The Telegraph.

Between March 23 and the middle of May, Co-op Legal services experienced 42 percent more divorce inquiries, while “I want a divorce” was searched for online 154 percent more than normal, the article reported.

Not so in our community: The support members received from their gyms, the laughs they shared on Zoom calls, and the sweat sessions themselves, helped them not just tolerate their loved ones, but even bring them closer together.

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