I realized the night before last when we had our worst experience so far that this is only getting worse. Funny how you know it then it hits you in face like ice water.. no worse.. like a pungent smell... and it stays. For the first time my husband didnt realize who I was. I am his third wife, but we have been married for 19 years and together for over 23.. but alzheimers does not care about that or my feelings. It is a cruel place to be and have to live in.. and that is true.. when it is your spouse you are living in the alzheimers bubble... or balloon..