You’ve fallen into a black, bottomless abyss with these four life—altering words — “I have breast cancer.” What’s going to happen, to her and to you? You’ve just received the bad news. And you’ve got a big problem — what do you do next? You’ve entered a dark world of grief, guilt, anger, denial, fear, isolation, and anxiety, all colliding inside you. You’ve been swallowed whole by a black hole of misery, pain, numbness, shock, and nothingness. Husbands, dads, sons, brothers, friends, coworkers: Welcome to the Stand by Her brotherhood, where the code of conduct is to react, not act; listen, not talk; engage, not disengage; embrace, not run away.
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The Big C
“The Big C” on ShowtimeAugust 18, 2010 - 3:29 pm | Comments (0)
US Preventative Services Task Force
There is great concern about the long-term impact of today’s recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceNovember 16, 2009 - 10:46 pm | Comments (1)
The Light and Prayer for Healing
Disease is so limited. It cannot cripple love. it cannot shatter hope.November 16, 2009 - 7:20 pm | Comments (1)
What are You Feeling?
Sadness. Anger. Helplessness. Isolation. Grief. Numbness. Heartbreak. Guilt. Distraction. Pick your emotion, or emotional cluster—it changes on a moment’s notice. ‘‘My heart goes out to menwhen their loved ones get the news that they have breast cancer,’’ says Dr. Mary Jane Massie…September 25, 2009 - 5:21 pm | Comments (0)
What is She Feeling?
The first, and certainly the heaviest, emotion that a woman experiences when told she has breast cancer is a fear of death. The implications are devastating. If she has a husband, she wonders how he will get along without her.September 25, 2009 - 5:15 pm | Comments (0)
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