By Peter Flierl
HUSBANDS – 10 WAYS TO BE THERE WHEN YOUR WIFE HAS BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer is a life and relationship threatening trauma. Peter J. Flierl, M.S.W., offers insights and common sense for husbands of patients with breast cancer When we marry the man or woman of our dreams, our soul mate and best friend, we expect to be together for a lifetime despite the odds against it with 6 of 10 marriages today ending in divorce. We truly believe that we will be together “for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, ’til death we do part.” And then life intrudes, becoming a couple, learning to balance needs, the joy and awesome responsibility of becoming and being parents, managing careers and handling money.