Hi, I'm new here and feeling very down

Discussion in 'I have a partner with dementia' started by Helped, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. Helped

    Helped Registered User

    Jul 9, 2019
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    I am so pleased that your move went well for you. I am still considering moving, I don't think Jim would be upset at all about being in a different house, I am more concerned about him trying to 'help' dealing with estate agents/solicitors etc.
     
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    Helped Registered User

    Jul 9, 2019
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  3. Helped

    Helped Registered User

    Jul 9, 2019
    34
    Female
    Hi MorganaleFay - Our situations sound very similar, Jim also has trouble with words now and I have become quite fluent in what I call 'Jimspeak'. I too feel very guilty when I lose it with him but sometimes I just can't help it, I must have told him something about 5 times this morning but it just doesn't register, I know he can't help it, but sometimes I do get snappy. I feel that I have lost the man that I married and am now at the beck and call of someone I don't know any longer. Unless I can get a couple of hours to myself and meet up with a friend for lunch, I never have any 'adult' conversation at all and that can be quite lonely.

    At least, joining this site has made me realise there are many of us in the same boat
     

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