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Advice for helping my adult children accept my MBC diagnosis?

Two of my 3 kids have, pretty much, come to terms with my metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. My youngest(daughter) refuses to accept it. When I try to talk to her, she says " I don't want to talk about it" or "it's going to get better, you're going to be ok". I've tried to tell her, its NOT going to be ok. I'm not going to get better. She just looks at me and says," I hear you but, it's going in one ear and out the other". I'm not sure how to handle this. Has anyone else had this problem or have any suggestions

  1. Hi Debi. I am hoping that others from the community might jump in here to offer advice as I am sure many others have had similar experiences with their loved ones. In the meantime, I am sharing an article that might be helpful. Towards the end, it provides some advice for talking with teens as well as additional support. https://advancedbreastcancer.net/living/how-talk-children-about-cancer

    Let us know if any of this is helpful!

    Hugs,
    Patty (Team Member)

    1. This is all helpful but, my daughter is 28 years old and has 2 children of her own. Her 11 year old has accepted my cancer more than she has. How do I get through to my grown daughter

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