Your relationship

These pages offer guidance on how arthritis might affect the relationship between you and the person you care for, with tips on how to carry on doing what you usually do together and adapt to their condition.

Your relationship

These pages offer guidance on how arthritis might affect the relationship between you and the person you care for, with tips on how to carry on doing what you usually do together and adapt to their condition.

Changing roles

Read this page if you’re becoming a carer for the first time and you’re not sure what you’re doing, or whether you can do this alone.

Read more

Adapting to arthritis

Looks at how to adapt household tasks, exercise, and going out to life with arthritis so that you and the person you care for maintain your lifestyle as best you can.

Read more

Sex

This page looks at when your partner might be able to return to sex after surgery, who you can talk to for advice, and what to do if they don’t seem interested in sex any more.

Read more