Next, you'll want to learn a few things that can help this go a lot better for the both of you.
Because it can go well, and you both deserve it to.
There's no single way of managing CFS/ME that works for everyone, but there are a number of treatment options.
It's been challenging to make and maintain friendships in general but I do my best. My second husband and I have known each other for a long time but with infrequent contact.
One year he answered my Christmas card with a note about his new address, he and his wife had split up a year before, and giving me his email address.
Treatments for CFS/ME aim to help relieve your symptoms. Early diagnosis, taking medication to control certain symptoms, and making lifestyle changes can all help.
CFS/ME can last a long time, but most people's symptoms will improve with time.
It seemed a little flirty to me but nothing I could really put my finger on. Then he suggested he stop by (we lived about 45 minutes apart) to show me photos of his recent hiking trip with his son. It doesn't look like the romanticized ideal of a marriage because of my illnesses, but none of my friends' marriages look like the ideal either.
You're dating someone with fibromyalgia (FMS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)?
You probably don't know a lot about these conditions. The biggest thing is understanding this next statement completely and never forgetting it.
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are unpredictable.
Your doctor should discuss all of the options with you, and explain the benefits and risks of any treatment.
They should work with you to develop a treatment plan that suits you and takes into account your circumstances and preferences.
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