This article is written by Miranda Davis
Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or recently dating, dealing with chronic illness can be quite challenging. Therefore, it’s helpful to get the itsy bitsy of chronic illness.
Chronic illness can exist at any age, not just in the elderly. A chronic illness can be defined as a persistent long-term health condition that may otherwise not be cured. As opposed to curable acute diseases, which come rapidly and need short-term care, chronic illness is a disability that lasts one or more years and needs ongoing medical care for a person to carry on effectively with their daily activity.
Some examples of chronic illness include diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. Chronic illness can be difficult to recognize because the symptoms are usually invisible. They usually include pain, fatigue and mood disorders.
It can be quite challenging to juggle both chronic illness and dating, but not impossible. Even the word impossible says ‘I’m Possible.’ It is not uncommon for chronically ill patients to feel overly dependent on others, be it spouse or family, and yet there is no shame in getting care from loved ones.
If you’re looking to get back in the dating game after being diagnosed with a chronic illness, you could find love using dating sites. And if you find yourself in love with a chronically ill individual, there is still a way to spice up your relationship without having to feel overwhelmed with care-giving roles on either partner.