What Do You Say To a Person Who Has Cancer?
That – is an excellent question. Fortunately you are already on the right path. The fact that you are searching for guidance means that you are sensitive to the needs of the person who has cancer. This is an opportunity for you to be a source of comfort and strength. If you use the right words, they can be a soothing balm. Poorly chosen words, on the other hand, can be hurtful – even if they are well intentioned. So put on your caring eyes and prepare to focus 100% on what’s best for the individual. Cancer is a scary, painful and often lonely ordeal. What they really need to know from you more than anything else is that you are there for them and that you care.
With that in mind, there is one simple rule which will help you say the right things at the right time. Use the article below as a guide and your words to the person with cancer will be helpful and uplifting.
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