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So I have been approved for disability because I limp when I walk an my right hand it weak. My boyfriend an I want to move in an move forward but I can’t work to be able to help an there be a second income. I don’t know what to do. So my question is has anyone gone through this an what was your outcome?

-Ashley 

Beginning of the discussion - 5/17/21

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@Ashleymac2417 Hello Ashley, thank you for opening this discussion. Let me tag some other members who can share their experiences with you.

Hi everyone, how are you today?

Can any of you share how MS has impacted your relationship? How do you navigate relationship dynamics and important decisions as a couple? 
@kymei41@Frankieppp@Puddin@GloriaF@KristaM@cannon4153@3llestin3@Andrea16@Abdisufi@Auntielisa@Armand@Ashamaleee@SCOTSGIRL@msangeleyes05@Bbw4latinlover@elleyblast‍ 

Feel free to share any thoughts or advice!

Take care,
Courtney

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@Ashleymac2417  I have my son in law AND my daughter living with me, both have incomes, my daughter is my caregiver, maybe call your local SS office and ask or check their website, I'm sure you're not the only one who's had this question ;)  good luck! 

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@les1967 that’s awesome you have them to help. But I don’t think I can work with being on disability. I just need to figure it out. Any suggestions on hobbies?

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@Ashleymac2417 I may be wrong, but I think you can work part-time on disability. I think there's no limit on hours worked but it's based on income. I don't know if you're good at art or crafting or anything, but I have a friend from an MS group who makes and sells stuff on Etsy on the side since she can't work anymore. And if you have a particular skill look at sites like Fiverr where you can do freelance stuff. :)

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My boyfriend doesn’t have MS but he is on disability,I have ms and a diabetic but I am on disability,I worked retail and didn’t know what I could do so after 25 years I decided to retire.

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Hello everyone,

Hope you've been doing well.

This older discussion seems quite interesting, I'll leave a comment here so that it could go up the list.

Do not hesitate to share your own experience and/or advice on the subject!

Take care!

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hi there, not sure my comment is where it should be, but need relationship advice :/

I'm feeling so frustrated at the moment I cant even type well!my new partner just won't get it. Won't accept my disability, my limits. He's all into healthy eatinf, sport 10 times a day etc, and is convinced I'm just not try ing hard enough!! urghrhhhh.... have tried explaining millions of times but rihjt now just feeling like I want to give up. What can I do ??

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@looking4

I'm sorry to hear that, must be awful for you. I'm single so don't have such problems. My last partner was aware of my diagnosis and was totally cool about. It wasn't that that threatened our relationship. Do you think your partner can be having a hard time accepting your diagnosis? It impacts their life as well, as a matter of fact. I am sure that talking it all out can help. Should give it a try!

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