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Caring for a Spouse

Welcome to this online support group for spousal caregivers! Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for your husband, wife or partner. Talk about ailments and treatments, caregiving and relationship challenges, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back to this online support group as often as you need to feel less alone. Some featured conversations to help you get started...

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about 7 hours ago
Eagle63 said...
I meant Type 2 diabetes! Sorry
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1 day ago
my healthy husband and i prayed 4 u. i am glad u found this site. my grandaughters b'day is the anniversary of ur daughter's death. t... more
about 23 hours ago
Welcome humbleheart ! I have so much to share but just had surgery on my right hand and I have used too much so I will take this and... more
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2 days ago
Christean said...
Mitchell, I can understand how you feel. I've sometimes felt that when my husband Robert passes (Alzheimer's), it would be best if I ... more
2 days ago
madmaggie said...
So very sorry to hear of your wife's illness and the battles the two of you are facing....I don't have a magic wand, if I did I would... more
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9 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
I am sorry you feel so alone and miss a life you once received. Prayers to you to find peace.
9 days ago
Jettison, I am sure you do also your husband misses it also. I also Pray God will fill this void in your life with peace. Has you... more
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12 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Taking care of a critical ill spouse is a tremendous worry. I know I constantly look to see if my husband is still breathing. His d... more
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12 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Being a caregiver is a very personal decision. Not everyone can be a caregiver no matter how much you love and care for your spouse ... more
12 days ago
hobbit lover said...
It's very hard not to feel guilty. I love him with all my soul but it seems like no one cares what kind of toll this took on my life as well as his
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16 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Annabelle I feel your grief. I too felt like I lost my future when my husband became grossly disabled. After a long time of grievin... more
15 days ago
Annabelle28 said...
Thank you for your comments. I am thinking a lot about what you said about the "new normal". It's just hard to feel so alone and lo... more
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16 days ago
madmaggie said...
Hi Jo....welcome! So very sorry to hear of the many difficulties you and your husband are facing......it is VERY frustrating when our... more
9 days ago
Hello Jo. My name is Cheryl and my husband is Stage 4 with Brain Cancer, cancer of the orbit, cancer of the nasal cavity and osteosa... more
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