Your job, if demanding or stressful, can have a huge impact on your relationship.
According to statistics certain jobs can strain a relationship, says it relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly.
O’Reilly, known as Dr. Jess, hosts the podcast, “Sex with Dr. Jess.”
Based on the US Census data of a 2015 American community survey, some jobs were linked to high divorce rates.
These included dancers and choreographers, flight attendants, and military supervisors.
If you haven’t noticed, these careers require people to be away on the road or spending lots of hours working.
The study also showed that couples working opposite schedules, who were also apart for very long, also showed high rates of divorce.
And for all those bartenders out there, they happen to be in the group with the highest divorce rates coming in at 53.7%!
But that’s not all. Other aspects of work are also interfering with relationships and families, such as employees who are required to do business as usual after hours.
So, if you’re expected to answer emails and important calls during your family time, this will increase anxiety and stress levels which could lead to relationships breaking down.
How do you beat the odds?
Set boundaries restricting anyone from interfering with your private life and your partner.
The happier you are at work, the less time off you’ll take, and employers need to understand that.
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