Cancer might not have an impact on you personally, but you are nonetheless a very much affected third party when it hits your loved one.
The dynamics in the family might have changed since the disease enters the family. You might find yourself becoming much more sensitive when you interact to the patient at home, or not know how to approach them for a discussion, you might also find yourself putting the patient as a priority in every decision you make, or find yourself flooded with conflicting emotions while you try to give the patient the best possible care.
While the patient is important, do remember to take care of yourself.
Below are some tips to help you manage the changes you may face.