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7 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Strong Despite a Chronic Illness

Don't let chronic illness weaken the bond between you and your partner.

7. Prize Each Other

“My illness has made the marriage stronger in some ways," Marybeth says of her and Chris's relationship. "We’re a team. It’s been tough, but we try to keep the important things in mind, such as our two kids."

“We’re together all the time,” Jonathan Mosher says. “We’ve kind of morphed into one being.”

His wife Mimi says, “Do something kind for your spouse every day."

And that's good advice for any couple.

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Reviewed on November 22, 2012

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