You may have been diagnosed with arthritis before you got married or you may have already been part of a committed couple. It may even be the case that you have moved on to a second or third marriage. Regardless, it doesn't take long to figure out that having arthritis not only impacts you, it impacts your spouse.
The rate of divorce for all marriages is around 50 percent. Many factors contribute to divorce. In some cases, chronic illness may be a factor. How can marriage survive the additional stress of chronic illness? How can spouses adjust and remain happy? Here are 10 things you should never forget: How to Be Happy in Marriage Despite Arthritis.
- In Sickness and In Health
- What You Need From Spouse While Coping With Arthritis
- How Arthritis Impacts Family and Marriage
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