Sometimes life is overwhelming. You might be going through an illness or a trauma. Or maybe it’s just too many “little things” that pile up and become too big. Whatever the cause, all of us need help sometimes. Don't be afraid or ashamed to ask for help. You may think you're the only one on the earth going through your own struggle, but you are not alone. There are always others who share your pain and who want to help.
I've been blessed with a wonderful, gentle, respectful husband. Unfortunately many women have not been so blessed and have suffered physically and/or emotionally. For those suffering domestic abuse, or for those who want to help someone in an abusive situation:
It's a terrifying word. There was no Internet when my husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1990. Instead, my wonderful father went to the public library and looked for every book he could find, trying to give me information and hope. My best friend's husband, a doctor and phenomenal human being, was available to give me advice and support any hour of the day or night. I was so fortunate to have people who cared about me and supported me. My husband is healthy and has been cancer-free for over ten years and for that I am thankful. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, try these links for support or information:
Are you grieving? Do those around you say,