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So simply brilliant! Thanks, @kjrita.
Sometimes people just don't know what to say and simple phrases with the right intent and emphasis fail them.
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I agree. I think what I was trying to draw out is that when the loved one is the caregiver they can feel secluded and alone because they can not share some of their thoughts with the patient and they do not have a job to leave and go home from – they are home. I would guess in quite a few cases, the caregiver goes from their day job – fill in the blank – to their night job – caregiving. They do not feel comfortable sharing with colleagues at work, they are not as likely to share their thoughts with a caregiver support group and feel more comfortable with a friend or family member. Sometimes, they do not know how to ask for help and it assists them if you draw that request out by asking these types of questions.
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