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How Do You Thank Your Family And Friends For Their Support?

How Do You Thank Your Family And Friends For Their Support?

posted November 22
A myRAteam Member

I want everyone to just be normal and treat me the same. If I need help then I'll ask for it. If I feel like visiting, I will. If it's a bad day- call another time. My husband tries to take over some of my chores to help out. But I need to do those chores myself to feel useful. Also the movement is good for me. And he means well but... have you ever drank a cup of tea rhen found dried food in the bottom of your cup? That's gross. The more he treats me like a doll and coddles me, the more helpless and dependent I'll become. I refuse to be a burden so I watch my weight and try to do what I can for others. Crochet things, mending, write letters for different purposes, restore old photographs repair jewelry, cook and share, pet sitting... there are many ways to reciprocate or repay others for their help and kindness. As long as I can still move I make myself do things. Sometimes it's hard and I have to rest at times but I like to think I can be there for my family and friends when they have needs. Otherwise, I'd become a sofa pillow, who drinks tea out of dirty cups.

posted November 23
A myRAteam Member

I always thank especially my husband for all he does for me which is almost every thing I also thank my friends and family.

posted November 23
A myRAteam Member

My daughter and son help me as for friends they haven't a glue

posted November 24
A myRAteam Member

Only my husband knows, and he doesn't really understand. so I don't bother telling anyone else. They are all too stupid to understand the pain. I just suffer in silence 😔

posted November 23
A myRAteam Member

Little things for them, mean a lot. Make sure they hear I Love You. Show you're gratitude by doing a chore or some little thing without being asked....BE NICE

posted November 22

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