Tag: housebound

Friendship and chronic illness

Published: November 23, 2013 | Last Updated: September 28, 2023 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

How do you maintain friendships with an unpredictable chronic illness?

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My Friend Won’t Leave Her House—What Should I Do?

Published: May 23, 2012 | Last Updated: August 30, 2022 By | 31 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how to handle a friend who won’t leave her house? The friend is constantly complaining about physical problems that don’t seem real. Agoraphobia is one type of anxiety disorder.

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Housebound, lonely, and craving contact

Published: December 28, 2010 | Last Updated: November 23, 2013 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 63, and housebound due to health and mobility problems. My family works so they can’t come every day. I find myself sitting alone in the house day after day.

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