Listen to your partner when they talk about the physical and emotional impact their disease is having on them, along with what the symptoms and side effects are. Be patient with them and, whats more, believe them. Realise that what they are going through is even worse than what you are experiencing.
Can you divorce a sick spouse?
If one spouse is chronically ill, then considerations regarding the illness, including its impact on the ill spouses ability to work; expenses beyond direct health care, such as assistance in daily tasks; and health insurance costs, can all impact terms of the divorce settlement.
What is a serious chronic medical condition?
Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.
What happens if you never exercise?
If you do less exercise or activity you will become deconditioned. Your muscles weaken and lose bulk including the muscles you need for breathing and the large muscles in your legs and arms. You will become more breathless as you do less activity.
What causes human ambivalence?
Ambivalence will emerge when two (or more) goals valued by an individual are in conflict regarding the same attitudinal object. The individual becomes ambivalent about the object to which they both reference, not as much when regarding the individual goals themselves.