Some parents expand pandemic bubble to include children’s girlfriends and boyfriends

If you’re considering adding a boyfriend or girlfriend to your family’s social bubble, communication and boundary setting is key, said Mahtab Jafari, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, who currently teaches Life 101 across the 10 UC campuses. … “If my son wanted to bring his girlfriend into our pod, she would need to follow the same rules we have,” said Jafari, whose course teaches students healthy lifestyle choices.