Month: April 2021

Supporting partner with multiple chronic conditions. Tips from a supportive husband.

Supporting partner with multiple chronic conditions. Supporting partner with multiple chronic conditions. Tips from a supportive husband. Last updated: 30/4/2021   It can be challenging to care for someone with one chronic illness, but supporting a partner with multiple chronic conditions is incredibly hard. My wife has a rare kind of endometriosis, she also suffers …

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What do caregivers need most? Helping you understand us better…

What do caregivers need most? What do caregivers need most? Helping you understand us better… Last updated: 6/2/2021 Not knowing what do caregivers need most can easily impact your relationship and your partner. I started this blog to help women like my wife with endometriosis and fibromyalgia. I realized, there’s not enough awareness about caregiving …

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What to do when my husband resents my chronic illness? Advice for wives from a man whose wife has multimorbidity.

My husband resents my chronic illness! What should I do when my husband resents my chronic illness? Chronic illness and relationships… Last updated: 29/10/2021 For over a decade I supported my wife through various stages of multiple chronic conditions but I never gave my wife a reason to say “my husband resents my chronic illness”. …

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How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse? When spousal caregiving affects marriage…

How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse? How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse? When spousal caregiving affects marriage… Last updated: 27/4/2021 Once I asked myself this question – how to balance being a caregiver and a spouse at the same time? Luckily, I work as a caregiver for disabled young …

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Giving up work to care for my wife. The economic impact of family caregiving.

Giving up work to care for my wife. Giving up work to care for my wife. The economic impact of family caregiving. Last updated: 26/4/2021​ I decided on giving up work to care for my wife when she became severely ill but I didn’t know which way to turn. My wife was diagnosed with stage …

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What to do when your wife is always sick? Chronic illness and marriage.

What to do when your wife is always sick? What to do when your wife is always sick? Chronic illness and marriage. Last updated: 23/4/2021​   I was once in your position – I felt lost, confused, frustrated, impatient, and hopeless. So, if you wonder what to do when your wife is always sick, this …

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How can I help my wife with endometriosis? A guide for husbands from an experienced husband.

How can I help my wife with endometriosis? How can I help my wife with endometriosis? A guide for husbands from an experienced husband. Last updated: 22/4/2021 A long time ago I asked myself a question, how can I help my wife with endometriosis? I was completely lost, I didn’t know where to start. I …

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Why is endometriosis sex painful, and how does it affects male partners?

Why is endometriosis sex painful? Why is endometriosis sex painful, and how does it affects male partners? Last updated: 21/4/2021​ People like having sex because it feels so good! Now, imagine wanting it so bad but your partner tells you “not today hun”… Why is endometriosis sex painful, and how does it affect your man? …

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Caregiving partners need therapy! Psychological problems of caregivers…

Caregiving partners need therapy! Caregiving partners need therapy! Psychological problems of caregivers… Last updated: 20/4/2021​ Caregiving partners need therapy because of the guilt, loss, grief, helplessness, vulnerability, frustration, anger, resentment, anxiety, and even depression they experience. As a husband behind a chronically ill woman, I asked myself many times what to do to cope with …

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The most difficult part of caring for an ill spouse. The struggles of spousal caregivers.

The most difficult part of caring for an ill spouse. The most difficult part of caring for an ill spouse. The struggles of spousal caregivers. Last updated: 19/4/2021​ I always wondered if I was, but if you’re married to someone with chronic illness, then you are a spousal caregiver. I later found what is the …

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