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Disability Narratives

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Interview excerpt: The emotional labour of getting through a day at work meant Verity relied on the practical and emotional support her husband provided.

Portrait of Verity© Disability NarrativesAnd I would need my husband to give me lifts home from work regularly, because I just couldn't get myself home. And he'd have to do all the chores at home - the cooking, the washing. And I would just spend all weekend asleep. And colleagues don't see you lying on the sofa, unable to make dinner because you've given all your energy to work.