Discomfort, coping and intervention in couple relationship during confinement by COVID-19





Couple, conflict, couples therapy, confinement, COVID-19, ideal emotional distance


This work addresses the impact that confinement imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the couple. The results of the first published studies on the couple's relationship in confinement are presented and the specific elements of confinement that affected couple relationship are analyzed. The elements and characteristics of the conflicts presented by the people who demanded psychological attention are described and the interventions that were carried out are described, highlighting the usefulness of the concept of ideal emotional distance in this kind of intervention.


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How to Cite

Martorell, J. L. (2021). Discomfort, coping and intervention in couple relationship during confinement by COVID-19. Acción Psicológica, 18(1), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.18.1.29394