The other day, I came across a blog post that could’ve been written by me.
Dealing With Anxiety: When Your Husband Can’t Relate
Heart pounding, hands shaking, I laid in bed the other night–unable to sleep. I had read an article that freaked me out. Medical-related, as usual.
I deal with severe panic attacks, and they usually present themselves quickly, out of no where. I was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor, and had it removed—all in the span of six days. Ever since, I’ve been fighting off anxiety on a daily basis. My husband, on the other hand, is much better at staying calm. He balances me out, which is great. However, he doesn’t know what a panic attack feels like, so he can’t quite relate.
In moments like this, I try to explain why I’m freaking out, and he does his best to help. He’s very patient and understanding
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