A Valentine’s Day Heart for Caregivers

Keeping love alive in a relationship affected by disease, impairment, and/or chronic pain is daunting.  For families with a disabled loved one, the divorce rate lingers around 90 percent. The heartache is intensified as memories and loneliness crash like waves during...

“…When It’s Coming Off The Rails!”

A caller to my radio show once asked, “How can I communicate to my loved one that I can’t handle it anymore—that it’s coming off the rails?” My reply was, “The person who needs to hear it’s coming off the rails is not your loved one . . . it’s you—and preferably in...