Coming to grips with a chronic disease is difficult for all involved. Living with daily pain can test even the happiest and healthiest relationships. For couples already experiencing problems, the diagnosis of a chronic disease can magnify those problems.
Understanding and good communication skills are important for all members of the family. If you’re having difficulty working out issues on your own, a professional counselor can help you see situations in a new light, identify ways to cope and most importantly help couples and families develop more effective ways of communicating.