I’m sorry to read about your husband’s illness, and to hear
about the impact and affect this is having on you both.
It’s understandable that this news has come as a total shock and
whilst everyone responds in their own way, most people tell us that they experience
feelings of shock and disbelief. We feature some information about coping with
your own feelings on our website which you may find useful to read here: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/being-there/helping-someone-cope/dealing-with-feelings
Talking to others that find themselves in a similar situation
can be both a helpful and comforting experience, so we’re glad to see that you’re
reaching out on our forum for support. Whilst we hope that others on our online
community will engage with you and talk about their own experience, there are further
options that you may choose to consider in the meantime to get additional
On our Marie Curie Support Line, we’re here for anyone that
has been affected by a terminal illness. If you need to talk we are available
to offer a listening ear and you can reach us by calling Freephone 0800 090
2309 or you can chat to us through our live web chat function here: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/marie-curie-support-line
You may also already be aware of The Brain Tumour Charity.
This charity offers a range of support services such as support groups across the
country. To find out further information about them and the services they
offer, you can visit their website here: https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/get-support/
If you would like to discuss any of this further, or if you or your husband just need to talk about you’re feeling then please do not
hesitate to get back in touch with us. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday
8am to 6pm and on a Saturday 11am to 5pm.
Marie Curie Support Line Team