Are your family members at risk for experiencing compassion fatigue?

The compassion fatigue that a family member experiences can lead to stress, which can make it difficult to function effectively at work or at school. It can cause them to shut down emotionally, so that they go through the motions of supporting you as they always have, but it will be apparent that the labor of love is now a chore of love. Compassion fatigue can lead to resentment which, in turn, leads to feeling guilty over feeling resentful.  Check out my article on this topic:

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