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Athena – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

Athena – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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The intimacy, we don’t have the intimacy we had before. Sometimes we even feel like roommates. I mean, it’s been 14 years since he was injured, and we’ve lost a lot, and it takes a lot of effort to keep that intimacy, that marriage ... Show More

The intimacy, we don’t have the intimacy we had before. Sometimes we even feel like roommates. I mean, it’s been 14 years since he was injured, and we’ve lost a lot, and it takes a lot of effort to keep that intimacy, that marriage going. Well, we try to make sure that we make time for each other, and sometimes you have to schedule it. In any marriage you have to schedule a time for each other, but when all you have is words between you, or if the biggest part is words, you really have to make sure that those words are important, and that you’re saying the appropriate things, and making time for that.

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Athena – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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Partner or spouse injured in 1996 at age 31, quadriplegic
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The intimacy, we don’t have the intimacy we had before. Sometimes we even feel like roommates. I mean, it’s been 14 years since he was injured, and we’ve lost a lot, and it takes a lot of effort to keep that intimacy, that marriage going. Well, we try to make sure that we make time for each other, and sometimes you have to schedule it. In any marriage you have to schedule a time for each other, but when all you have is words between you, or if the biggest part is words, you really have to make sure that those words are important, and that you’re saying the appropriate things, and making time for that.

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