Pastor Ken Wolter has more than eight years experience as a hospital and outpatient oncology and palliative care chaplain. He is the founder of Esperas4Cancer.
Shannon and Darren often didn’t make time for each other or their kids. But after a cancer diagnosis, the couple changed their priorities, placing more value on time spent together as a family.
These conversation starters can help couples connect when a spouse has received a cancer diagnosis. Consider using these questions to help articulate your feelings and health-care needs.
Crises put significant strain on marriages. The tension can cause couples to drift apart. But by adequately communicating feelings and needs, couples can grow closer together even in stressful times.
Each day Steve was able to give his cancer diagnosis to God and experience a genuine peace in acceptance. This allowed him to come together with his wife, Pat, emotionally and spiritually.