MPR News with Angela Davis

Love experts on marriage and dating during a pandemic

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Virtual dating is one way to continue to get to know people while in isolation.
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Are you feeling overwhelmed by being stuck at home with your spouse and kids? Or maybe you’re feeling lonely as a single person who lives alone. (Netflix Party dates, anyone?) Two relationship experts share how you can build and strengthen relationships, even in a challenging time of isolation.


  • Ben Hoogland is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Eden Prairie who works with couples and individuals on their relationships. He is offering free relationship webinars this month.

  • Alex Merritt is a Minneapolis-based dating coach who leads relationship workshops and does one-on-one advising on how to find love.

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