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    Facing the pending death of my father
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    Bevep posted:
    We just found out my Dad has leukemia and was told he has 3-5 months to live. How do I deal with this? You always know your parents are going to die, but how do you deal with a time line?
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    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Bevep and welcome to WebMD,

    I am so sorry for your news.

    I am no expert and haven't faced quite this in my own life so I hope that others will be responding and sharing how they handled it.

    One thing I do believe is that use this time as a gift when you, your Dad, and all who love him can say everything they ever wanted to say to each other. Spend as much time as possible with him. Give yourself that gift. And just be with him. There will come a time when you will be so thankful for this time, as painful as it is.

    And be kind to yourself. Lean on others as much as you need to. (((softhugs)))


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