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.
The everyday stresses of living with a brain tumour can mean you're arguing more frequently with your partner.
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.
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.
Losing your independence
What happens when caring responsibilities mean a relationship suddenly feels less balanced?
The financial impact of a brain tumour diagnosis can put a huge amount of extra stress on a relationship.