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Old 30-05-18, 03:55 PM   #1
Smurf
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Default How to cope

Hi this is my first time posting
My wife was diagnosed 3 years ago and is know 45
I have been looking at the forum for some ideas how to cope with this because to be honest I am not coping very well.
My wifeís mood swings are almost daily and turn into arguments my wife was taking anti depressants but stopped recently as they were making her spaced out which I agree they did but is now taking no medication but instead seeming to be drinking more alcohol to help cope, I now itís the disease thatís causing this, but I am struggling to change my mindset to itís the disease not my wife.
If I try and broach the subject it turns into an argument that itís me that is the problem. I donít know what to do?
Can anyone help???
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Old 31-05-18, 06:41 PM   #2
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Default Re: How to cope

Hi there i totally get where your coming from my dad has been challenging the last 6 years sadly his sibling tested positive for hd and I also have been tested and carry the gene but have no syptoms at all. Do you have support from your local hd specialist?? Or any support network at your local hospice?? For me I have both and they have been absolutely amazing maybe your wife and yourself could benefit from this ahh I wish you all the best it's a tough horrible disease but I live in hope a cure is around the cornerxx
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