Chapter 1: Exploring feelings while living with a serious diagnosis
Grief experienced by the family of the person who is ill
Family members also experience grief as the person’s disease advances. You may also feel grief because you recognize the losses felt by the person who is ill. Below are other reasons you may be grieving. Roll your mouse over each for additional information.
The family functions differently
Roles and responsibilities change.
You are losing the future you had imagined with this person.