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  • Oh dear, that probably sounded way too ‘hostile’ from me! I truly didn’t mean it like that. More to try and ‘divert’ you maybe from wasting your precious energy resources on ‘what can’t be cured’ etc etc??

    But maybe, like I said, venting does us good after all?

    In the end, we all do whatever it takes to give us the most ‘peace of mind’ (as in…[Read more]

  • I can see your argument in favour of caring both for partner and friend – not entirely sure I agree with it, but I do see your point of view.

    However, may I take issue with something?

    All the way through your posts I can see (completely reasonably I point out straight away)! that you are appalled at the low/absent level of ‘state support’…[Read more]

  • I can understand your providing care for a partner, but why the friend as well?

    If you ‘only’ had your partner to look after, would that improve matters for you do you think?

  • Hi,

    I just wanted to say hi as caring is also affecting me too.
    I have recently been diagnosed with depression due to my caring role and some days I have no idea how I am going to get through it.

    Can I ask who you care for? A family member or friend? adult or child?

    Do you have any support to help you?

    As a carer, you are entitled to a break.…[Read more]