There’s not much the pandemic hasn’t shut down. Our schools, jobs and social lives have been put on hold for almost a year. Will our romantic relationships fall to the same fate? In this personal narrative, Keisa Reynolds reflects on their marriage during quarantine: “We have had dozens of moments of being frustrated with each other, but nine out of ten times, the root cause was the pandemic. We like each other. I mean, we genuinely love to spend time with each other, make the other person laugh and be part of the reason why they reflect on how much they love life.” Read her full essay at Richmond Pulse.