Valentine’s Day: Wife tells how husband’s stroke ‘has made our love stronger’ – Belfast Newsletter

Laraine Spackman and Frank McKee have survived ‘extreme emotional and physical challenges’

It comes as the Stroke Association is aiming to highlight the negative impact a stroke can have on people’s intimate relationships.

More than half of stroke survivors (57%) say their sex life has changed since their stroke, with a third (32%) of these reporting that they are too scared to have sex in case it may bring on another attack, according to new figures.

Belfast couple Frank McKee, 52, and Laraine Spackman, 57, have been married 18 years and have two adult daughters.

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