I have to take what she dishes out. I’m her caregiver.
She’s not who she used to be. She’s suffering with this disease. I have to support her no matter what.
He doesn’t mean to do this. It’s a part of the process.
Have you ever thought or made a statement like one of these? Caregiving can be the most difficult job you’ll ever have to do. And occasionally it can be a fairly rough road.
Many assume they have to stick with it, day after day, no matter what their loved one dishes out. They are the primary caregiver. But don’t forget that you have rights too. It doesn’t make you a selfish or poor caregiver. It makes you a healthy one. And the healthier you are, the more you’ll have to give to the person you are caring for.
You have rights as a caregiver. Keep them close to your heart and remind yourself every day. You have the right: [Read more…]