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The Trouble with Illness: How Illness and Disability Affect Relationships is being published by Jessica Kingsley on 21st Jun 2017. I spent the last summer writing it, discovering files which were dated 2007 in the process; at last it’s coming … Continue reading →
There are many medically unexplained symptoms or conditions which cause problems between doctors and patients. A client said to me: I wish they would just tell me that there is no medical explanation for my daughter’s problem, then I … Continue reading →
I think my husband may have this could you offer any advice to me please, especially how to react to it and how to get him some help. This came as a comment but I think it deserves a new … Continue reading →
I wish it was all over I wish everything was back as it used to be. I want them to live for ever I hate this situation I wish they were dead I am a monster to feel like this … Continue reading →
What might be helpful to think about if you or your partner have MS ? MS makes it harder to understand each other. Putting yourself in the other person’s shoes does not work in the same way Other people react … Continue reading →
There seems to be a link between backache and mothers. It may be mostly for daughters – I’m not sure whether there is the same link for men. Mothers often have backache themselves, and it would not be surprising if their daughters … Continue reading →
Big decisions are bad enough, but the small ones cause conflicts too. Do you tell your nearest and dearest every time you get a stiffness in the leg, a minor pain, a problem with your hand? Or do you keep … Continue reading →