Quarantine Causes Laughable Spousal Conflict

As I seethe over an empty bag of pistachios, I know I’m not alone in this general predicament.

Gillian Sisley
Apr 3, 2020 · 5 min read

This is what life is like as a married woman in quarantine with her husband, working remotely underneath the same roof and adjusting as we go.

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Author’s bag of pistachios pictured left, husband’s Unlimited Nut Drawer pictured right (Photo credit: Author)

Entire routines are being thrown off.

I’m seeing a hell of a lot of my husband these days.

Other days, like today? I wish he was working from the company office.

Conflict will arise, whether you like it or not. And that’s okay.

No, not because I’m a woman and I belong in the kitchen. Settle down, misogynistic internet trolls.

Habitual creatures will naturally have trouble adapting.

No. Of course not.

My advice, as a married woman?

And no matter what you do, try to maintain a good sense of humor.

This article is undoubtedly, completely written out of pure, laughable privilege. I recognize that. And that’s kind of the point.

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Gillian Sisley

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Online solopreneur. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. I write about womanhood, writing & entrepreneurship. Never miss a single beat 👉 https://bit.ly/33XgtKT

Fearless She Wrote

This is a space to empower differences, tell our stories, and share our lives together. We will not be silenced. We will be fearless. And we will write.

Gillian Sisley

Written by

Online solopreneur. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. I write about womanhood, writing & entrepreneurship. Never miss a single beat 👉 https://bit.ly/33XgtKT

Fearless She Wrote

This is a space to empower differences, tell our stories, and share our lives together. We will not be silenced. We will be fearless. And we will write.

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