(Closed) When one of you is sick w/ something contagious…do you and your spouse:

posted 5 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: When one of you is sick w/ something contagious, do you
    A : (37 votes)
    23 %
    B : (127 votes)
    77 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    2490 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    If he’s stomach sick then I take care of him from a distance… I really can’t handle puking so I’ll get him what he needs but I’m always so scared of catching it that I keep away. We sleep in the same bed though.

    If he has a cold, sore throat, or something like that I will take care of him and cuddle him.

    Post # 5
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    10573 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2011

    We try to do A as much as we remember to.  Especially if it’s Darling Husband who is sick because I have chronic medical problems that just make everything worse.  We don’t usually sleep separately though. 

    Post # 7
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    9198 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    We do something in between.  We always sleep together, but we’ll keep more of a distance and try to remember not to kiss / share food / etc.

    Post # 8
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    1226 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    A bit of both… He would take care of me and vice versa. We won’t kiss or share cups and such, but we still sleep in the same bed.

    Post # 10
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    601 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I am B I will take care of him and ignore that he’s sick and I know if I get it then he will do the same for me.

    Post # 11
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    5958 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    Uhhh…we just take care of each other and carry on as usual.  I mean, it’s kind of ingrained in us to kiss each other, so NOT kissing, is hard….and I operate under the assumption that I’m going to catch it anyway, so ….who cares?

    Post # 13
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    2254 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We try to follow method A but after a day or so we regress back into our usual routines. So far, we haven’t passed anything too serious to one another…yet. lol

    Post # 14
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    9690 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We do B.  But, that’s how I caught the flu from him last month, lol.   

    Post # 15
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    2966 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    We both take care of each other regardless (B). 

     

    If it’s something contagious, and it’s in the air, it will get to the other eventually so I’d rather give/receive love and care than feel like I’m being quarantined

     

    Post # 16
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    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    @Nona99:  Same here.  We still sleep in the same bed and kiss.  I take care of him and don’t really worry about if I’m infecting myself.  We probably wouldn’t share drinks but we really don’t typically share drinks when we aren’t sick either.

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