“It is inevitable and completely normal that both of you will be confronted with negative emotions, such as fear, anger, frustration, guilt or resentment”
Information and advice for the significant other of someone suffering from persistent or returning pain.
When your partner heard that she* had a chronic ailment, this did not only turn her* life upside down, but yours as well. It makes sense that the relationship could suddenly become strained.
Let’s list the consequences of a chronic ailment to you, as partner.