Men as spousal caregivers.

Men as spousal caregivers

Men as spousal caregivers. The challenges and lack of support for male spousal caregivers. Men as spousal caregivers. My personal experience in supporting my wife who has two chronic conditions taught me that the voices of men as spousal caregivers aren’t taken seriously. Male spousal caregivers like myself are swept aside by society. We are … Read more

Gratitude eases the stress of caregiving partners.

Gratitude eases the stress of caregiving partners

Gratitude eases the stress of caregiving partners. My personal experience as a husband of a chronically ill wife. Gratitude eases the stress of caregiving partners. As a husband of a woman who has multimorbidity, I found how gratitude eases the stress of caregiving partners like myself. Undoubtedly it’s incredibly hard for someone who has a … Read more

When caring for someone becomes too much!

When caring for someone becomes too much

What to do when caring for someone becomes too much? Tips from a professional and spousal caregiver. When caring for someone becomes too much… I decided to write about the hidden emotions that many of us caregiving men go through without letting the tension out because when caring for someone becomes too much only then … Read more

What type of working from home can help caregivers?

What type of working from home can help caregivers care for the chronically ill spouse

What type of working from home can help caregivers care for the chronically ill spouse? What type of working from home can help caregivers? If working from home can help caregivers in many aspects of life, and their partners who suffer from a chronic illness, why on earth nobody’s doing it? Because people are stuck … Read more

What do caregivers need most?

What do caregivers need most? Helping you understand us better… So what do caregivers need most? 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 partners. No … Read more

How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse?

How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse

How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse? When spousal caregiving affects marriage… How to balance being a caregiver and a spouse? 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 adults, and since … Read more

Giving up work to care for my wife.

Giving up work to care for my wife

Giving up work to care for my wife. The economic impact of family caregiving. Giving up work to care for my wife. 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 IV deep infiltrating … Read more

Caregiving partners need therapy!

Caregiving partners need therapy

Caregiving partners need therapy! Psychological problems of caregivers… Caregiving partners need therapy! 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 my suffering wife. … Read more

Struggles of caregiving partners.

Struggles of caregiving partners.

Struggles of caregiving partners. Caregiver burden and mental health. Struggles of caregiving partners. Caregivers of partners suffering from chronic illness are at risk of being subjected to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and burnout. The struggles of caregiving partners are rarely spoken of. This post aims to raise awareness about male spousal caregivers … Read more

How being a caregiving spouse affects you?

How being a caregiving spouse affects you

How being a caregiving spouse affects you? Taking care of a chronically ill partner. How being a caregiving spouse affects you? I’m the husband of a chronically ill woman who suffers from deep infiltrating endometriosis and fibromyalgia. Everyone always asks me what these illnesses are, and feeling sorry for her, no one is ever interested … Read more