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Caregiving tips:

Caregiving tips are extremely useful in managing one or more chronic illnesses of your partner.

Caring for a loved one can make your life anything but easy, and being involved in the coordination of a loved one’s needs is an exhausting and at times, frustrating, task.

I want to make it easy for you and so I dedicated this page entirely to caregiving tips, which will come in handy in the most difficult times.

Your life can be really negatively impacted when having to deal with your loved one’s needs, but there are steps that you can take to stay on top and reduce your stress levels…

How to cope?

How to cope with a chronically ill spouse?

I can summarize it in one sentence – focus on changing yourself rather than “fixing” your partner’s health.

Yes, it’s easier said than done, sure, but if you are new to this blog, I can tell you one thing, it’s certainly possible [read more]

Acute vs chronic pain.

You will find in this article extremely useful tips about chronic pain which will allow your partner to cope much better!

My wife has endometriosis and fibromyalgia. She used to experience daily, excruciating pain but never knew the reason behind it. But we’ve learned about it… [read more]

Letters from a husband...

Loving someone with a chronic illness isn’t different from loving someone without the pain.

I met my wife before her first symptoms started. It took some time for her to be diagnosed. Let’s take a closer look... [read more]

How chronic illness affects relationships?

There is no simple answer to the question of how chronic illness affects relationships?

I’ve been in my current relationship with my wife for over 13 years now, and despite her multiple chronic illnesses… [read more]

How to support a partner with chronic illness?

How to support a partner with chronic illness?

Well, I have for you 15 caregiving tips on how to support your chronically ill loved one, and it’s all based on my own experience in supporting my wife who suffers from endometriosis and fibromyalgia... [read more]

Why no one talks about family caregiver?

If there are countless blogs and websites dedicated to those who suffer from chronic illness, why is that no one talks about family caregiver?

It seems to me like the very question is not asked enough or people think what we’re feeling is not as important as what our loved one is going through. That isn’t fair... [read more]

Loving a woman with endo

Loving a woman with endometriosis: a husband’s perspective.

This is a guide for all men – for boyfriends, fiancés, and husbands dealing with endometriosis because every single one of us needs to know how to make the lives of our chronically ill ladies easier... [read more]

Husband doesn’t understand chronic illness

When your husband doesn’t understand chronic illness, it may seem ignorant from your point of view. Unless he’s a dick, it isn’t necessarily the case.

The relationship between physical and emotional health is very complex.

Some men don’t get this as easily as women do. We aren’t big thinkers... [read more]

A man's fibromyalgia guide.

A man’s guide to understanding fibromyalgia: a husband’s point of view.

Fibromyalgia is an extremely complex condition that involves your nervous system and can have an impact on every part of your body. Symptoms can come and go, and their strength may vary... [read more]

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