Multiple Sclerosis And Marriage

Rick on March 28th, 2010

Hello Cancer, Goodbye Marriage: A new study shows that men are more likely to ditch their sick spouses, should really be titled, “Hello Illness, Hello Marital Stress”. The authors, Barbara Kantrowitz and Pat Wingert, are reporting on an article in the November 2009 issue of Cancer, titled, “Gender disparity in the rate of partner abandonment […]

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Rick on January 18th, 2010

On a recent evening, my wife and I were sitting in the living room, both of us reading and sipping hot chocolate before we ended our day. She, snuggled in a dark pink sweater and wrapped in her light pink afghan, caught my eye as I sat in my chair. She smiled. “I enjoy the […]

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Rick on December 20th, 2009

Today’s Herald Tribune in Sarasota, Florida, offers an excellent story of one couple’s journey of love. The subtitle, “A Manatee County man’s devotion to his wife seems limitless“, summarizes the story of Oliver and Phyllis DeSofi. Mr. DeSofi is a committed husband and MS caregiver for his wife. Don’t miss this story … “One couple’s […]

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