I Am A Caregiver To My Spouse

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    My Wife's Caregiver

    I am my own wife's caregiver.  We are happily married for 32 years now.  Several years ago she was diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes.  We thought not much of it - life went on as usual.  She watched her diet a little but no big deal - it was easy to handle.  Several...
    WaZombie WaZombie
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2012

    I Feel Like I Will Never Have The Marriage I Wanted

    i have been with my wife for 7 years. (4 as husband and wife). she was sick when we first met but she was managing it and she was very self sufficient and independant. the year we got married, her health worsened. an old disease thought rid of years before returned (meniere's...
    platypusduck platypusduck
    3 Responses May 17, 2012

    I got married in November to a man

    who is disabled.I had no idea what I was getting into.I love my husband but this is so hard.I have to do EVERYTHING!!! I'm 55 & not in great shape myself.I get so angry when I have to bring in ALL the groceries,take out ALL the trash,put everything together,do all the car stuff...
    jpamela68 jpamela68
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 24, 2014
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