How to Tell your New Partner about your Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Dating seems to be portrayed as navigating a minefield of expectations and disappointments these days. Everyone seems to be looking for rules about when to talk…

How Osteoarthritis Can Affect your Social Life

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, you’re likely familiar with the many ways it interrupts your physical day to day life. What you may still be learning, however, is how these changes affect your emotional health and relationships. According to research done by Aurora Sherman at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine, the effects of chronic…

Relationships with a Chronic Illness- What I’ve Learned

Being in and maintaining a long lasting and meaningful relationship can be difficult, even for those who don’t have a chronic illness to deal with. I personally avoided getting into a long-term relationship for a long time for a few reasons. I feared the reaction that I would get once I told the person that…