Poll: How many people are you isolating/hunkering down with?

posted 6 days ago in Relationships
  • poll: Poll: How many people are you isolating/hunkering down with?
    It's just me : (9 votes)
    5 %
    there are 2 of us : (103 votes)
    59 %
    there are 3 of us : (24 votes)
    14 %
    there are 4 of us : (23 votes)
    13 %
    there are 5 of us : (14 votes)
    8 %
    there are 6 of us : (2 votes)
    1 %
    there are 7 of us : (0 votes)
    there are 8 of us : (0 votes)
    there are 9+ of us : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    Member
    927 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    It’s just my husband and I.  I do wish my son were home.  He’s in the army and was just home for a month in January coming back from being in Egypt for a year.  Since he cant be here, I am at least thanking God that he’s stationed in Colorado instead of over seas. 

    Post # 3
    Member
    1408 posts
    Bumble bee

    My husband and I are social distancing, only going to the grocery store, and he goes in to work every other day to check the facilities (though shut down). We also have a long time family friend as a roommate, he’s 63 but generally in decent health. He’s only going in to work twice a week to make sure nobody else shows up, but is generally isolating himself too. 

    So far, we all have chalked up our days to ‘looking forward to the next meal.’ Lots of home cooking and wine being consumed. Last night we played dominos, and tonight will be a puzzle. That’s about as exciting as it gets here. My husband is working out twice a day, and I’m reading a lot and trying to work on my love for running. It’s a love-hate, emphasis on the hate, relationship. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    750 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2019

    It’s two of us (plus two pets), my husband and I. I can’t say that I wish there were more of us…we live in a really small house, so adding a kid (or parents) to the mix would be rough. 

    Fortunately, we’re introverts, so not a whole lot has changed. We are cooking a lot, going for runs/walks at least once a day, and trying to indulge in some reading/TV for fun. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    221 posts
    Helper bee

    It’s myself, my boyfriend, our 2 year daughter and a chihuahua. My mom and grandma have been staying with us on and off this past week– the grocery stores near them were out of everything but near me it’s been better and I wanted to make sure they were ok. We have a 4 bedroom, 3 bath and 2 living rooms so it’s actually been really nice to have a full house and have them utilize the space– and to cook with my grandma!  They’re going home on Tuesday. 

    Post # 7
    Member
    2444 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Just myself, Darling Husband and our toddler. Darling Husband and I are both working from home so it’s difficult to get our work done and keep DS occupied at the same time. He also doesn’t nap so we don’t get a break in the afternoon. 

    Honestly we were all at each other’s throats on Friday but this weekend has been better. Not looking forward going back to the work week though. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    699 posts
    Busy bee

    Here it is my husband and I and our two dogs. We have a lot of space and I am grateful for that, as well as grateful for the dogs. They are a constant source of joy and distraction and I would be going crazy without them.

    I imagine if this had happened back when I had a roommate or lived alone and it would have been so much more difficult.

    Post # 9
    Member
    189 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2020 - Concord, Ontario

    I’m isolating with my parents and grandparents 

    Post # 11
    Hostess
    4154 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2016

    Me, my husband, my 16 YO son, and 19 YO daughter. She moved back in over the holidays after moving out briefly. I am so so thankful that she is at home through all of this. Especially because she just got laid off and now she doesn’t have to worry about where she is going to stay or anything like that. 

    Post # 12
    Member
    1061 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2017

    It’s just me, my husband  and our two cats.  I wish my parents were back home.  We don’t live with them but they’re close by.  Unfortunately, they made their yearly winter trek down to Florida before this went down and will probably be stuck there for the forseeable future.  My husband and i get outside for a hike when we can and I’m using this time to meet some fitness and other goals.  This is really difficult for me though. I’m a social extrovert and i miss face to face interaction with people.  

    Post # 13
    Member
    927 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

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    cc33ammy :  I know!  I think I would be losing my mind if he were still in Egypt or some other foreign country.  He’s been in the service for 11 years and has been overseas for 6 of them.  Just as a general rule, I am a much happier mama when my child is on the same continent, but especially now.  My heart really goes out to all the heros and their families who are separated with all this going on. 

    Post # 14
    Member
    273 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2018

    Just me, my husband, and our two dogs. We are naturally introverts, so we don’t mind it just being us.

    Post # 15
    Member
    6825 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 1997

    There are five of us.my oldest son is normally on his college campus, but he’s home due to the virus. My other two children are in high school. Dh normally travels for work, but he’s working from home right now because his company has canceled all trips. 

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