How should you feel?
I thought it might worth having a think about our feelings when it comes to considering that huge next step. For me the most daunting thing of all was how I was going to feel about it all. The last few years have been so awful I didn't thing I could cope with any more overwhelming emotion so if I could keep us on track with the way things were then that might be the best option. People told me that it would be the worst day of my life, that I would cry and cry and that there would be feelings of guilt beyond what I could possibly imagine. Never mind how awful it was going to be for Ash to think he was no longer wanted, how on earth was I going to survive all of that? What I hadn't taken into account is that we're all different and, mainly because every case of dementia is different to the next, our feelings and experiences are different too. I also wonder whether some of us don't like to admit that we're not devastated when it happens and that life is suddenly s