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It may be as informal as a sympathetic ear of a close friend, or as formal as a support group or seeing a therapist.
This support helps you feel loved, cared for and understood. Family and friends may give you rides to and from treatments or help with cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping and child care.
Whenever someone brought up the topic of dating after cancer in my young adult support group, I admit that I only half listened. “I’m not shy about sharing my cancer experience.” Here I am now, older, wiser and a little bit lost.
Since my group doesn’t meet for several more weeks, I delved into the world of on-line cancer support.
Breast cancer awareness is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment.
Supporters hope that greater knowledge will lead to earlier detection of breast cancer, which is associated with higher long-term survival rates, and that money raised for breast cancer will produce a reliable, permanent cure.Your boss may help you find ways to balance your job and treatment schedule.Learn more about social support in the drawers below.In my defense, he had asked me why I was still single if I’ve lived in this area my entire life.He asked this in a teasing way, but when I read it, my heart sank.I told him I used to be shier than I am now, that I haven’t ever worked in an environment conducive to meeting single men, and then I put it all out there, the single most pertinent reason for my absence from the dating scene: I’m a two-time cancer survivor.