I have been searching for a place where I can interact with others who are familiar with the experience of caring full-time for a loved one. I care for my mother who is chronically ill. My stepfather assists me in many ways; but sometimes, honestly, it feels like it's all on me. Been feeling that way a lot lately. Because of the stress of the situation, I tend to isolate myself.I am Glad to have found this site.
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