Health & Family

July 14, 2014

Her husband is chronically ill, which takes a toll on her, too

My husband, Dave, may officially be the sick one in our marriage, but his steadily declining health is also doing a real number on my mental and physical well-being. Emotionally, I’m the little silver ball in the pinball machine. I’m alternately angry, resentful and critical. Then I’m overwhelmingly guilty, so I careen into being loving, kind and almost a little clingy.

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