Why do I feel guilty….caregiver guilt?

IT HAPPENS. BUT NO REAL REALITY TO IT—LIKE DOING A JOB! EVEN WHILE CARING PERSONALLy FOR THEM!

The Piney Chemist

You became a caregiver in order to give your loved-one unconditional love, support, and quality care within the comforts of home. Your daily devotion enables them to live a more meaningful, joyful life. You absorb ALL of the stress from the current complex situation. The mental and physical exhaustion is depleting your own health, but you still smile. Socializing is limited, but isolation is in surplus. Why do caregivers expose themselves to such a stressful, unpredictable environment? Because we care about the welfare of others and believe our participation in their lives will create nurturing relationships. We give hope to an otherwise hopeless situation. Providing an ailing loved-one with a fulfilled life is a rewarding accomplishment. Besides, it’s the right thing to do. But, do we care too much? Is there such a thing as caring too much?

We caregivers have a very nurturing, caring, independent mentality…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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