This is not helpful and is also hurtful to the person with diabetes that genuinely needs the care and support of their partner.

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See one you-tuber with diabetes discuss this issue, more commonly referred to as the “diabetes police” here,

At the polar opposite, is the Hands-off Harry or Hillary boyfriend or girlfriend.

Dennis enjoyed his time with Susan, and wanted to see if they could have a future together.

However, it was at the end of the third date when Susan informed Dennis about her diabetes.

Though it may be harder to avoid snacks that people who live right in the house with you bring in than it is to avoid that annoying co-worker that keeps putting a Krispy Kreme on your desk, it can still be done.

Sometimes family can be the worst, but take heart, you too can muster up the will power to let your husband or wife know that you don’t want that Little Debbie cake they keep shoving in your face.

If the answer is no, then Susan is better off without Dennis.

As a person with diabetes, Susan will need someone who is capable of supporting her because she may need assistance with some things related to her diagnosis from time to time.

The partner feels that he or she is helping with their partner’s diabetes, but they do not feel an overwhelming need to take over the care of their loved one.

When a person with diabetes takes an active role in managing their diabetes, and are coping with their chronic condition, they make it easier to be cared for in a relationship.

They may have the attitude that it’s your problem, and will not implicate themselves.