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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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2 days ago
jyth said...
Awwwww! Sounds like you already do.
about 21 hours ago
Can you get him to talk to you and see if there is a medical problem that you do not know about. or if he is protecting you from som... more
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4 days ago
RosaR said...
Hello, I am so sorry to hear of your husband's ataxia and his behavior toward you. Although he does not have Alzheimer's, the resou... more
4 days ago
Thank you rosar
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5 days ago
You lady out a lot of details, this the first post I have seen from you. My only suggestion is involve her Dr with every concern, allow them to treat and possibly adjust her medication. Prayer are with you, LOVE ON A MISSION.
5 days ago
HAVE A GOOD NIGHT.
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8 days ago
jaddison said...
Sorry that was anonymous. I hereby claim the above post.
8 days ago
Jaddison. I am so sorry, You are so young to be going through this. you do not say why your husband is in so much pain. If pain ... more
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8 days ago
You have found it.
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4 days ago
Chubba said...
You are not alone. I am 68 caring for my wife who also is 68.... She has dementia with emotional outbursts which are driving me crazy. We have been married 44 years........ I have the same feelings.........
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3 days ago
What do you do to cope? I don't feel like I am married anymore. It's not that i don't want to support her. I do. But I miss having a ... more
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13 days ago
nac said...
Anonymous, I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. What kind of meds is you Husband on? My DH (dear husband) was diagnosed with ... more
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16 days ago
jyth said...
this is such a hard place to be in for all of us but at least we can express ourselves here as no one else understands
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15 days ago
Chris I know how you feel and what you are going through mentally. My whole married life I did everything from normal houshold chore... more
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20 days ago
ernaburger said...
wow you are way to young to deal with this... can you hook up with a local counseling, to help you get though this. Good luck Can family help?
19 days ago
Cal2496 said...
I would love for family to help. But her mom refuses to believe that she is disabled and constantly mentions that she should get a jo... more
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20 days ago
dzsweet said...
Marymac, my husband was also in a car accident 2 1/2 years ago, and not expected to live. he is now a complete quadrapalegic and hat... more
20 days ago
ernaburger said...
Marymac, You are in the right place this site will direct you to the group that might have similar situations. I belong to the Alz ca... more
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