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Relationships & IBD

Many living with IBD find it challenging to maintain relationships with others because they “just don’t get it.” The pain and fatigue of IBD is invisible and those not living with IBD sometimes can't see the hardest parts of living with IBD. Whether it's a romantic relationships, a friendship, or someone from work - maintaining relationships while dealing with IBD can be hard - but we're here for you.


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