There are many emotions that come with a terminal diagnosis. Some people feel numb, others feel sad and can not stop crying. While anger is a common emotion for some, others may go silent and want to be left alone. People find that their emotions change quickly, and this can feel overwhelming. These emotions are felt both by the patient and their loved ones.
Family dynamics often change as family roles are recreated. End of life care is 24/7 and many families report that their life feels out of balance.