Category Archives: caring work

Male caregiving for the spouse with fibromyalgia

“Caring is pivotal to keeping the human enterprise going, yet its function is invisible in the organization of our daily lives”, Sheila Neysmith This is my 50th blog and I have never yet discussed male caregivers! In my book I discussed … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia: Men/ Women/ Sensitivity and Empathy

“Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it”, George Carlin To-day one of my favourite comedians died. I shall miss his humour and while I obviously agree with Carlin’s view that both men and women are from earth, I cannot … Continue reading

Posted in 'emotional intelligence', cannot generalize, caring work, empath, empathy, feminine traits, fibromyalgi and highly intuitive, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and high energy, gay men, George Carlin, Gulf War Syndrome, high achievers, highly motivated, human emotions, interaction, IQ, masculine traits, men and fibromyalgia, political issue, Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, sensitivity, women's movement | 7 Comments