Finding out someone close to you has cancer is like getting the wind knocked out of you. At first you feel stunned. The very word ‘Cancer’ is enough to silence you. What do you say? What can you do? How to react? Here are 3 tips for reacting appropriately and compassionately when you find out […]

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The loss of a loved one is not something anyone should have to go through alone. Find someone to share your grief with to lighten the load and ease the pain. It could be someone who was also close to your loved one and is grieving with you, or just a good friend who is […]

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After the flurry of activities calms down and everybody returns to their regular daily routines, the magnitude of the loss starts to set in. This can be one of the worst times for the bereaved, and it is when friends are needed the most. Here are five steps to help a grieving friend over time. […]

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When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the devastation spreads far beyond just the person who is diagnosed. Everyone close to that person feels the pain, but few will feel pain as great as the person’s spouse. The spouse is dealing with the fact that they may lose their best friend and partner in life forever. They need […]

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NEEDED:  A strong, deep person wise enough to allow me to grieve in the depth of who I am, and strong enough to hear my pain without turning away.  Someone that is interested in helping someone who is grieving. I need someone who believes that the sun will rise again, but who does not fear my […]

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