Category Archives: men as caregivers

Fibromyalgia and Caregiving Strain

” It is possible to move through the drama of our lives without believing so earnestly in the character that we play”, Pema Chodron What is it that prevents many of us from changing our thoughts, emotions, and ways of … Continue reading

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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┬ádiscussed … Continue reading

Posted in caregiving as invisible work, caring work, exhaustion of caregiving, Fibromyalgia, guilt, invisible work of caregiving, men as caregivers, pain and fatigue, resentment of caregiving, support group for men | 19 Comments