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15 Texts People With Chronic Illness Would Love to Get From Their Partners

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For people facing chronic illness, a loving text from a partner can provide just the encouragement and support they need to make a tough moment more bearable.

We asked our Mighty readers with chronic illness to share a text they would love to receive from their partner. These texts reveal what love truly looks like for people fighting illness (hint: it’s the little things).

Here are 15 texts people with chronic illness would love to get from their partner:

1. “I’m thinking of you today at your doctor’s appointment, and no matter what, we got this!”

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2. “You can do this.”

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3. “I’m making supper and cleaning up. You put your feet up and watch Archer.” 

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4. “You’re stronger than you realize.”

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5. “Hey honey, I know you’re having a rough day, so I’m bringing home dinner and dessert. Also, don’t worry about a thing, I’ll take care of the house and our doggy tonight. Love you!”

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6. “You do what you have to. I got this — and you. It’s all good.”

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7. “You are more than your pain, your a great wife, a wonderful mom, and you and me together will get through this one day at a time.”

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8. “I brought coffee…” 

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9. “I’m thinking of you today and just want you to know you are loved.” 

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10. “As soon as I am off work, we will stay in bed, order in food so you stay off your feet, and watch your favorite movies.”

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11. “I know you may not feel up to making dinner, so I cleaned the house and ordered your fave pizza.” 

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12. “Just making sure you’re doing OK, need anything?”

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13. “Just a reminder, I care.”

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14. “Thinking about you. I see how hard you fight every day and want you to remember I’m in this with you. You are strong, brave and I love you.”

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15. “I love you to the moon and beyond.” 

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Originally published: February 13, 2016
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