Did you know the divorce rate of chronic illness is 75%? Quite a bit higher than the national average. That is because having a chronic illness and being in a relationship with someone with a chronic illness causes a strain and stress. We have to find ways to cope with this as a couple. And … Continue reading 8 Things to know if your partner has a chronic illness
So my spouse and I were looking at an old picture of us when I was 20 and he was 23. I'd show it to you but I'd have to scan it and, well, I am lazy right now. Here is me around 21-22. I actually still have those pants. Use them for painting … Continue reading Relationship: nostalgia
The more extreme physical chronic illnesses can make dating seem unrealistic or especially difficult, causing people like Pierce to think, “don’t even tempt me.” One major issue chronically ill people face in dating is disclosure. The question of when to share the illness with a prospective partner fills online forums, videos, articles, blogs, conferences, and … Continue reading When to disclose an Invisible Disability in a relationship?