The main focus of our blog aims to demonstrate the caregiver’s daily struggles in caring for the partner, to gain inspiration from my own and other people’s experiences, taking an insight into many aspects of life with chronic illness.
Thanks to my wife, those who are on the receiving side, also gain a lot of valuable information about endometriosis, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain from the perspective of the sufferer.
Caring for a chronically ill spouse is profoundly fulfilling, bringing people closer together. However, it can also be very challenging, both – physically and emotionally, sometimes even isolating.
The purpose of this blog is to raise awareness about the unspoken challenges of caregivers, who are often left unnoticed.
No one ever asks “how are YOU today” because the majority of caregivers keep their feelings bottled up for themselves in order not to “hurt” their chronically ill partner.
That paints the misleading picture of caregivers being okay…
There are millions of blogs addressing the needs of the chronically ill, but very few tackle the challenges of the people who support them.
Caring for a loved one can be emotionally draining, especially caring for someone who also has anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, and depression.
Many times I felt guilty for emotions such as anger and impatience, despite the fact they were completely normal… [read more]
Every sufferer of chronic illness understands what the other person goes through.
Sadly, the invisible nature of the illness is hard for others to understand.
Apart from physical symptoms, chronic illnesses like endometriosis and fibromyalgia are more complex… [read more]
Articles of our readers:
You will find here varies articles written by members of Worry Head.
All of their stories are important to us and every single story shapes the urgency of our work.
Chronic illness and mental health problems affect many people and no one should feel ashamed of it!
By sharing your story and your experiences, together we can end the stigma surrounded invisible illness.
Write your story and get it published on our blog!
You have a great opportunity, my friend!
We offer you our space for your story to be heard. We believe it is important because not many people have a platform these days to openly say what is important to them.
Aside from helping us spread awareness about invisible illness, your story will inspire others to write their own. We can all battle the stigma together!
Regardless of chronic illness, physical or mental, people don’t believe you. But you can open their eyes and truly understand your day-to-day struggles.
Show them by writing your heart out! It will help to open their eyes to what you are going through. Find out more here!