You may find that looking after someone can put a strain on your relationships with people who are important to you, whether that's a partner, family, friends or somebody else.
It can be really hard to recognise how caring is causing problems with your relationships as you may feel that you are betraying the person you care for if you say anything. This might be particularly hard if you are caring for your partner.
NEW - Caring for a child
Becoming a parent carer has a huge impact on your life. You may have chosen to start a family, but it’s unlikely you chose to have a child with a disability. Your career ambitions and personal aspirations can disappear off the radar as you face the possibility of losing your income and lifestyle. It’s easy to become isolated and overwhelmed. These changes can have an enormous impact on your relationships, but there are things that can help.
- coping with a diagnosis,
- maintaining a good relationship with your child,
- looking after your relationship with your partner,
- your relationships with your other children,
- your relationships with friends and family, and
- finding local support.
This new page was written with support from Jo Bebbington and Sue Titterington at Lancashire Parent Carer Forum.
What's in the online relationship guide?
The guide includes support for all carers, and can help you look after your relationship with your partner, or your wider relationships with family and friends. It includes top tips to help you put ideas into practice.
If you are looking after your partner you can face unique pressures. The guide includes support about:
If you care for a family member, friend or neighbour you are likely face a different set of challenges. The guide includes support about:
Who are OnePlusOne?
Poor quality relationships damage the mental and physical health of adults and especially children, while good quality relationships increase wellbeing. Society as a whole benefits from relationships that work well and bears the cost when they fail.
Their unique approach is early intervention – they reach couples and families through the professionals, volunteers and networks they turn to for help about other issues in their lives such as parenting or health.
They promote early action in relationship support and seek to shift relationship support from crisis intervention to prevention. Carers Trust have worked with them to ensure that carers can easily find relationship support.How do i get back to live tv on dish the screen says hopper tips? What does esquire mean? What does f1b mean? How to kt tape knee? What does net pay mean? How to clear search history on instagram? How to measure volume? What is daddy issues meaning? What does asbestos look like in popcorn ceiling? What is a good salary? How to use tricks in vector? How to screen mirror iphone? How to teach chickens tricks? What are properties of gas? What does cbf mean? how to prepare tuna helper What is a noun? What does capital mean? What time does kroger open? What is the meaning of the honduras flag? What is the meaning behind film out by bts? Ain't it just like the night to play tricks when you're trying to be so quiet? What ios are we on? Which word provides the best clue to the meaning of apparent? What does sfs mean on snap? What does indie music mean? What stores are open for black friday? How old do you have to be to get vaccines? What does ihg hotel mean? Tips on how to go from dark brown to platinum in 2 days? What is the meaning of a suffix? What does it mean when a dog is shaking? What does nani mean? Tips on how to search craigslist for casual encounter? How to update apps on android? What is the meaning of spam? How to do easy non responsive yoyo tricks? wii u helper how to make file for cemu What does kangaroo taste like? What does a bad alternator sound like? How to do a muscle up? What does the name renee mean? What does psalm 91 mean? What does book mean? What does antonio mean?