My wife is very angry and is insulin dependent. She is angry about having to inject herself 4 times a day. EVERY DAY!! She also has the double wammy of being a major depressed person. We are currently homeless and both of us unemployeed. We don't have much money and the state and county can't help us much. We are just above the money levels to receive aid. People that are not diabetic just don't understand what she is going through, unfortunatly, as much as I try to understand, I sometimes don't fully understand either. We go to a depression support group and I am trying to get her to join DS, but she is affraid that people here will judge her or say mean things to her. How can I get her to understand that the friends on DS and on the diabetes support group do know what she is facing with her diabetes and her anger and depression? I am trying so hard to support her, but it is very hard. I am Bipolar myself and am fighting my own problems. We both are going through tuff times. I will add one more thing to the battle, she lost her father 2 years ago, and is just now finally allowing herself to feel the pain of his loss. She has just started to greive and someone she thought was a friend told her to get over it because it was two years ago and she needs to be strong and move on. She says she is not strong, she is tired of having to "shoot up" her insulin all the time and she is tired of being a diabetic. She is so depressed and other then her meds for her depression, we can't afford to get any other help, we have no money, no home, nothing. We are barely hanging on. How do I help my wife? Can someone at least give some suggestions to help me show her that you guys care so I can share them with her and she will maybe get on DS and then she would have some friends that are diabetic she could talk to. nobody here (in our lives) knows what she is going through. Thanks, and God Bless you, Michael.
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