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Juggling the role of Caregiver and Partner

Zcollie Moderator Posts: 239 Moderator
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Hey everyone,
 I am not sure if this topic has already been talked about before but it has been on my mind lately. Its so hard when you have a partner who is both your caregiver and lover. For those of you who are in the same boat what are some tips and tricks on how you make it work? I have noticed that sometimes the roles get blended and I expect certain things to be done and when they don't I am frustrated. This can definitely take a toll on relationships. I wish it wasn't so expensive to have a full-time caregiver. Its hard being a quad on top of that because I have very little hand function so I cant really help clean, wash dishes, organize stuff that I can get to, vacuum, grocery shop, etc... As I am typing this I am home alone and the living room is messy. I wish I could just clean it myself and when my partner gets home she comes home to a clean place.. 
Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. -SONIA RICOTTI
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