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Carers UK Forum • Looking after a loved one: The life of a 'well spouse'
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Looking after a loved one: The life of a 'well spouse'

Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm
by rosemary
Katherine McQuay Lewis has spent eight years nursing her chronically ill husband Dave, one of an army of 'well spouses' whose daily lives are defined by caregiving. She candidly reveals how the strain of looking after a loved one has affected her own health
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style ... 33885.html

Re: Looking after a loved one: The life of a 'well spouse'

Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:03 pm
by AbbyRudi
Have had a bad couple of days and this brought tears of recognition to my eyes.

Re: Looking after a loved one: The life of a 'well spouse'

Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:50 pm
by Lazydaisy
I am afraid to read it. I am feeling very low.

I have read it now.The anger she speaks of. I know about that.I do that too. :( And yes, I love my husband with all my heart,soul and body. We have been married 30 years and have been through a lot together.
Thank you for sharing this Rosemary.xx

Re: Looking after a loved one: The life of a 'well spouse'

Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:28 pm
by Melly1
((((Lazydaisy)))) sorry you are feeling so low.

Melly1