It is a near certainty that I will expire before my children finish primary school.In October 2012 I was diagnosed with advanced colon cancer, aged 34.I was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer and was wondering what everyone's opinion is on this subject.
For example, it is better to say, “I don’t know what to say” than to stop calling or visiting out of fear.
Michael really liked to make those contacts via text message. Don’t drop by ‘just to see if everything is all right.’ Most likely, your friend is getting some sleep. Even when we have cancer, when someone visits our home, we feel as if we are the host. Let your heart fill with compassion, not pity, and join with them in your heart for a few moments. Let go of your pain and watch them relax along with you.
Yet, when he was deep in his cancer fight, I never dropped by. Two, you never know what kind of day your friend is having. When you text to see if there is a good time to visit, give a limit. If your friend wants you to stay longer, s/he’ll let you know. You do realize, don’t you, that you too, are stressed? It is hard to watch someone suffer, someone in fear, someone in pain.
Online dating sites are not for the faint of heart, even under the best of circumstances.
A good friend of mine developed terminal cancer last year and shortly after diagnosis, his fiancee left him. She told him it was simply more than she could handle.
Keep eye contact, listen attentively, and avoid distractions when talking.