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10/28/2008 11:46 AM

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countryrose61
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My name is Rose.....I have had hearing loss for 25 years but it is getting worse. i find myself not talking to people, not joining in converstation, almost isolating myself because i cannot understand what is being said. it is frustrating and embarrassing for both myself and my boyfriend. I need some encouragement and some friends like myself who will be able to relate to my frustrations and maybe give me some answers on how to cope with certain situations.
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10/28/2008 02:57 PM
MotherofBoys
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Welcome to the group CountryRose!!!!

I am sure that you will find the people here supportive and understanding.

I am an audiologist/hearing aid dispenser and will answer any questions you might have along those lines.


10/29/2008 09:02 PM
hopefulwishful
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I understand how you feel I have had hearing loss since 11 that keeps getting worse. I hear nothing without thewe aides. I went for years without them due to my parents. i also isloated and bluff in social situations. my husband says I am going to say yes to the wrong thing one day. I just agree at times when I don't hear them. what i hate most it makes me look stupid. willglad to have you on board and be your friend> I defintly share your frustration. I am now 62.Its been a long hard journey

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01/02/2009 10:01 AM
markm
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I know how you feel, i have hearing loss, and tinitis, the ringing is madening some times, and i dont really socialize because of it.I work in a factory and most of my long time friends there now use there hands to describe work to me.im 49 and when I was a child I thought all people had ringing ears.I have made many friends on the internet , because its a social place I fit in, In real life,im on the outside it seems.
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