“Mean” boundaries— creating boundaries in caregiving

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Providing care for a loved one who is chronically ill is a process of deconstruction. My life and what it meant before, and my life and what it means now. My relationship and what it meant before, and what it is and what it means now. My expressions of love and responsibility before, and my expressions of love and responsibility now. It is a slow demolition, and it doesn’t ever feel complete or over…