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Do other family members understand your condition and how you feel daily?

My family doesn't bc apparently it's all in my head for attention. So wrong when you need support

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I don't really take the time to explain a lot. My husband is very supportive and goes with me to most appointments. My children understand the multiple auto immune issues that I have. But I don't burden them with a lot cause they have their own families and issues. My sister is also supportive. No one has ever said it is in my head. I would try to print out information so that they understand the situation. But if they were very negative about it, I would not spend time justifying my life. It is a sad thing when families are not supportive.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thanks I appreciate that. I had to stop talking to family bc they were so on the line of " Oh you are looking for attention " I don't need that in my life so they are out. haven't talked to me I 2 years

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I understand where you're coming from. I have no support except here on this site. Sending gentle hugs, love, support, & encouragement your way and hope to hear back from you soon.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

At first they thought it was all in my head now what i do is try to educate them on fibromyalgia and now they understand this is not all in my head tgat im actually dealing with all types of pain physically and emotionally i dont really think anyone who is not going through this could fully understand so im so grateful for this group

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes I quit trying to tell my family. They thing I just want attention.

posted almost 4 years ago
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