Mums, dads, step-mums, step-dads. Sometimes they can drive you a bit bonkers, and sometimes they are your best friend! When cancer comes into the mix - sometimes the parent-child line gets a bit fuzzy and confused.
- Relationships with your parent when they have cancer
- Relationships with your parent when you have cancer
- Relationships with your parent when your sibling has cancer
Brothers and sisters can sometimes be your best friends, or your worst enemy! When a cancer diagnosis gets thrown into the mix, your relationship with your siblings can change pretty quickly.
- If your sibling's cancer cannot be cured
- Relationships with siblings when they have cancer
- Relationships with siblings when you have cancer
- Relationships with siblings when your parent has cancer
Friends can be amazing. Sometimes they just say the right thing at the right time. But sometimes with cancer, friendships get a bit messed up and confused. Friends may disappear, and new ones can appear.
- Relationships with friends when you have cancer
- Relationships with friends when your parent has cancer
- Relationships with friends when your parent has died
- Relationships with friends when your sibling has cancer
- Relationships with friends when your sibling has died
Boyfriend, girlfriend, partner, better-half, worse-half..... Call it what you will, relationships with someone you like or love will change when someone is diagnosed with cancer.
- Can I still have sex?
- Romantic relationships when you have cancer
- Romantic relationships when your parent has cancer
- Romantic relationships when your sibling has cancer
- Sex and cancer treatment
- And more...
Sometimes you can spend more time with your uni or work mates than you do with your family. Telling them about what is going on for you, and about cancer can be difficult. It is up to you tell who you want, when you want.
- Telling uni and work mates when you have cancer
- Telling uni and work mates when your parent has cancer
- Telling uni and work mates when your sibling has cancer
Relationships with your kids-If you have children, telling them about your cancer can be daunting.
If your friend has cancer (themselves or in their family) or their family member died, this section has information and tips to help you understand what's going on.
Check out these links for more information.
- Support Groups and Services Links
- After Cancer Links
- Legal Stuff Links
- Links to other helpful websites
- Cancer Information Links
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