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Can you please advise me on how to tell my family about my diagnosis? I'm not sure how to even start the conversation

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    • 139creet

      79d

      If you're feeling overwhelmed, it's okay to break the news in smaller parts. You could start by sharing that you've been dealing with some health issues and will be undergoing further tests or treatments.

    • 139creet

      79d

      If you're feeling overwhelmed, it's okay to break the news in smaller parts. You could start by sharing that you've been dealing with some health issues and will be undergoing further tests or treatments.

    • avocad01997

      79d

      Choose a comfortable and private setting where you won't be interrupted, don't rush it

    • 1982Jude

      80d

      god we just cries for hours, you might say, 'I have something important to share with you, and I need your support and understanding. They might need time to process the information

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One suggestion is to have a group session with your parents and doctor(s). You could also consider setting boundaries for the conversation, such as asking everyone not to interject until you've fully explained your situation. It might be helpful to prepare some points that you want to discuss in advance. Remember to be patient, as it may take time for them to process the information. Another approach is to invite your loved ones to join you for an evening where you can explain your situation from your heart. You could also consider bringing a family member along to a doctor's visit so they can gain a better understanding of your condition.

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