Nobody is eager to clean a stinking mess off their shoe. But the alternative is to walk around smelling like that — and tracking it everywhere. And, whether you’re spending time “isolated together” with someone or isolated alone, the isolation can intensify that.

COVID-19 is bringing many changes to many people — and to relationships.

In some cases, it’s requiring people to be isolated — and in some cases, to be “isolated together” — for extended periods of time.