relationships and family

  1. maryjoan

    Short relationship - then dementia, anyone else like this?

    I read the forum avidly, and have learnt so much - but yet, I feel very alone. Is there anyone out there who is caring for 24/7, their partner/spouse, who has developed dementia after only a short relationship? I have been with my OH for 8 years - looking back we had about 3 good years before...
  2. J

    How to keep a mother/daughter relationship

    My mum was diagnosed with unspecified dementia last week and she is very mad with me as she has been told she can’t drive anymore and it’s all my fault. I am the family member who has to sort and take her to appointments as she is unaccepting of her condition. How can I still keep my daughter /...
  3. Lynmax

    Good relationship with siblings

    After reading many threads on here about problems with siblings, I realise how grateful I am that I get on so well with my brother and sister in helping Mum remain in her own home. We have a Whatsapp group which includes my sister who lives in the US so that she is up to date with all the...
  4. Chrystle

    Dementia in OH and how it affects relationship

    My husband was diagnosed a year ago, mild to moderate. He needs a lot of help from me, but I think most people will have seen only slight changes so far - long may that continue. I wanted to talk bout how Alz is changing our relationship - I feel I have lost the intelligent and equal partner...