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Does Anyone Have A Partner Who Also Suffers A Chronic Health Condition - How Do You Keep A Balance Of Positive And Negative. Any Advise Plz

Does Anyone Have A Partner Who Also Suffers A Chronic Health Condition - How Do You Keep A Balance Of Positive And Negative. Any Advise Plz

Hi all. I am in a relationship with somebody who also has a chronic health condition. The condition is different to mine and that it is chronic mental health issues and although I do struggle with my mood at times and I'm very susceptible to stress and negativity in my environment my main condition is chronic long-term pain throughout my body. I am finding that it is a struggle at times to manage a balance between good days and a bad day can be followed by him having a bad day which again may… read more

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I am married to my husband now for seven yrs, I have chronic pain and long standing mental health issues with schizoafffective disorder and PTSD, my husband also has mental health issues. It's very frustrating to be unwell at the same time but mostly we can support each other when we are in need. I am convinced that my chronic pain has a definite negative impact on my mood and that of my husband's, it does seem to be a vicious circle. I wondered if anyone else gets stuck in the vicious circle of which I'm speaking.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Please accept this. We my not make it.nothong is any fun anymore. I don't take orders, I don't even take suggestions well. Hi

posted over 5 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Thank you for replying I'm real sorry I took my time to respond. Your comments offer real life advise and reassurance thank you. Life's tough! But your right got to take ying and yang good and bad negative and positive. Thank you for putting this in black and white - sometimes too much advice is hard to do a lot with - simple straightforward advise can be effective

posted over 5 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I dont have any answers hon, all I can say is , you have to take the good with the bad, Im not lying to you, its not always fun.....hugs

posted over 5 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I think we all have adnormal pain, I have it 24/7 ad nothing helped it, now I am trying the things that will block the receptors that send the pain out..

posted over 5 years ago
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