Carer Thoughts, Relationships

Being a carer is affecting my relationship with my partner

Being a carer is affecting my relationship with my partner

Why don’t you try? : Ways to help your relationships

Your partner can be an important source of support for you. If you are caring for someone else, your caring role may affect your relationship with your partner:

  • You may have less time to spend together.
  • Your sex life may be affected, because you are tired.
  • Your finances may be affected, and this can cause worry. (Our information about Carer’s Allowance can help)

Try to talk honestly with your partner about any worries you have. If you are worried about your relationship and would like advice or information, Relate can help. It offers counselling services in the UK for every type of relationship.

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Here’s a tip for you to try this week :

Set aside some time each day to spend time with your partner where you ask them about their day and how they are feeling, Contact Relate if you would like some relationship advice or counselling ,

You can visit the Bridgit Shop at anytime to find our what products and services can support you.

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