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Like many couples, it all began when Yui’s husband started working remotely from their small Tokyo apartment as coronavirus cases rose across the Japanese capital.

The 30-year-old housewife felt “stressed” and “awkward” at his round-the-clock presence – a rarity in a culture that normally requires people to spend more time at work than at home. “I didn’t want to see him all the time,” she said.

Yui is among 100-plus husbands and wives who contacted a Tokyo-based short-term rental firm after it launched a new service aiming to help couples avoid a “coronavirus divorce”.

Read the full article here: The Telegraph

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