Marissa is miserable and stressed! She is working 30 hours per week without having her two children in daycare. her work hours are crammed into her nights, weekeds and days when she can bribe her husband to watch the children. As a result, Marissa is getting about three hours of sleep each night, never has time for herself and feels awful. If she uses problem-focused coping, she:
might see whether the children could go to daycare for a few hours per week to help her get more work done during the daytime hours.