Diabetes Relationships Articles
Dr. Gary explains how to deal with emotional outbursts in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.
Don’t let good intentions lead to treating a chronically ill partner like a child. Dr. Gary helps both sides deal with this common issue.
When a difference of opinion can’t be resolved, Dr. Gary explains how you and your partner can find a path forward that you both feel good about.
Dr. Gary explains how to argue in ways that can bring you and your partner closer together instead of driving you apart.
Dr. Gary explains how to help your loved ones avoid burnout as they take care of you.
The silent treatment doesn’t solve anything. Dr. Gary explains how to strengthen your relationship instead.
Dr. Gary tells how to put sensible limits on sensitive topics.
Here are Dr. Gary’s helpful insights about 10 common emotional challenges you and your loved ones may face.
Need to discuss a sensitive subject? Dr. Gary tells how to avoid the trap of thinking you know what your partner will say.
A great community to become a part of is the diabetes online community, a group of people on Twitter who use #doc to connect with each other.
Learn how texting can lead to misunderstandings about sensitive topics like your health and your relationship.
For this week’s community discussion, we welcomed Dr. Gary McClain, PhD, therapist, author, and patient advocate, to chat with members of the diabetes community about communicating about chronic illness at home.
Dr. Gary explains how you can avoid the blame game and strengthen your relationship with your partner.
Ignoring your diabetes can lead to many complications down the road, but the effects on your loved ones may be even greater.
When health costs lead to money woes, your children may worry about the family’s security. Here’s how to calm their fears.
If chronic illness is straining your relationship, learn to recognize the warning signs of abuse and take steps to protect yourself.