Wow! I'm so glad to have found a place to read about others with FM. I often feel so a lone in this. It's often affected me in ways I have read here today and this takes it's toll on friendships and relationships. (as my bf does not understand what it is I feel on a daily bases) NOR do my doctors! I have had FM since or before 1996. I was married in 4/94, separated 8/02 then divorced in 8/04, and 2 good relationships since that has ended and I feel like not dating any more because it's so complicated when you start living life with someone who does not have FM. I'm currently dating someone now n already see this going in a not productive direction for long term. How can I find away to explain what I need or go through without hurting or pushing away my bf and others without hiding everything I'm going through. I'd love to have a normal life like other woman: hold a job, sleep a full night, walk without pain, being held or touched without pain, have a child and not be miss understood by doctors or friends (when you do tell them) thinking I'm crazy and it's all in my head. *Everyone needs some love.View Thread
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