Jacqueline Wharton speaks to The Guardian about post-lockdown divorce rates

Jacqueline Wharton speaks to The Guardian about post-lockdown divorce rates


Small winding track leading through grass to a lighthouse

Separation and Divorce Advisors founder Jacqueline Wharton was recently interviewed by The Guardian for their article ‘Post-lockdown divorce: jump in number of Australian couples seeking help’.

The coronavirus lockdown has put a strain on couples, new data has confirmed, with family therapists and lawyers noting a jump in clients seeking counselling or divorce…

Wharton said she had more clients wanting help to work out “nesting” living arrangements, where the parents rent a separate apartment and take turns staying in their family home caring for children.

“They can get a better grip on what is happening in the housing market, while also trialling separation, or getting the kids used to things and not having to move into different rental properties,” Wharton said.

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