"I know RA is difficult for others to understand... It is hard feeling like I am judged for having pain." - A member on myRAteam
Finding support and understanding from friends/family after an RA diagnosis is not always easy. The lack of empathy from family and friends can sting and cause isolation.
On myRAeam, the social network and online support group for those living with RA, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Friends and family not understanding RA are one of the top topics most discussed.
Here are some question-and-answer threads about friends and family not understanding:
Here are some conversations about friends and family not understanding:
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myRAteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.
Connect with others who are living with rheumatoid arthritis. Get members only access to emotional support, advice, treatment insights, and more.sign up