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Support for couples affected by a brain tumour diagnosis

The practical and emotional challenges of living with or beyond a brain tumour diagnosis can put a strain on even the healthiest of relationships. In partnership with Relate, the leading relationships charity in England and Wales, we've developed the following resources to help support couples who have been affected by a brain tumour.

Adjusting to change

It's often uncomfortable when a relationship changes because of the effects of a brain tumour diagnosis.

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Resolving conflict

The everyday stresses of living with a brain tumour can mean you're arguing more frequently with your partner.

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Communicating with your partner

After a brain tumour diagnosis, it can be hard to know what to say to the people you're closest to.

Communication difficulties

Making time for intimacy

It’s easy for intimacy to take a back seat when dealing with the physical, emotional and practical effects of a brain tumour.

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Losing your independence

What happens when caring responsibilities mean a relationship suddenly feels less balanced?

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Financial difficulties

The financial impact of a brain tumour diagnosis can put a huge amount of extra stress on a relationship.

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