Surrendering to the fact that you will never truly know the answer to why you got cancer is so incredibly challenging. But finding your own truth, well that’s an intense journey. It’s the lingering question right? You’ve been diagnosed and are going through the motions but one question just keeps stopping you in your tracks. “Why did this happen to me?”
You really need to ‘read the room’. Most people just want to be heard, not given advice. They want understanding and empathy, they may not want a positive spin on everything. Yet some might. They need their feelings and emotions validated. Yet there is no rule book on how to best do this with any given individual based on their needs in that specific moment in time.
- When you're diagnosed with cancer, you have a choice. The choice to identify as the victim and wallow in the ‘why did this happen to me’, or you can allow yourself to feel that, but not remain in that state.