“One is the loneliest number . . .” begins a popular 1960’s song by Three Dog Night.
But 2 can be the loneliest number when your partner has cancer.
Treatments left Cindy* and her husband stranded at home and away from family and friends in order to keep germs and illness at bay.
We were such social people, and suddenly we didn’t have the same lifestyle anymore. It was incredibly isolating and I was constantly conflicted and guilty when I would get together with friends.
Cancer Changes a Partnership