Thank them for understanding you aren't 'too much'
Let them know that you value and appreciate them and their support.
“And finally, most importantly, thank you for making your partner believe that their illness doesn’t make them unworthy of love. So many convince themselves that their illness will be ‘too much’ for someone to take on. But this is not the case – and those sticking by partners living with IBD are proof of this. They are proof that there are decent people out there who will love you unconditionally,” wrote Gladwell.