TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Death and Grieving Coping with loss is difficult at any age, but you are not alone during this difficult time. Reach out to other users in this forum.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
LaCorrsa Offline
HP
Not a n00b
**
 
LaCorrsa's Avatar
 
Name: Josh
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Location: Within the Safety of the Elves

Posts: 54
Join Date: January 9th 2009

BF's grandad - January 24th 2009, 12:13 AM

my boyfriend's grandad was dianosed with cancer. he's having an reall rough time with it because he's really close to him. i have no idea how to help him through this..
  Send a message via MSN to LaCorrsa Send a message via Yahoo to LaCorrsa  
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
7thCavalry Offline
Banned
Not a n00b
**
 
7thCavalry's Avatar
 
Gender: Other

Posts: 92
Join Date: January 6th 2009

Re: BF's grandad - January 24th 2009, 12:14 AM

-Let him know that your there for him And that if you ever need to just vent stuff that your willing to listen. Even just being there for him, on his side is a big help.
   
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
LucyLouWho Offline
In that order...
I've been here a while
********
 
LucyLouWho's Avatar
 
Name: Chelsey
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Location: West Virginia, US

Posts: 1,968
Join Date: January 5th 2009

Re: BF's grandad - January 24th 2009, 12:21 AM

Just be there for him and let him know that you're there if he needs to talk or even if he just needs a hug. That's really all that you can do. Cancer is such an awful illness and I'm very sorry to hear that your boyfriend's grandfather has to go through it. Just make sure that you're there for your boyfriend. I'm sure that this is really difficult for him to deal with.


Previously Mommy.Wife.Student
   
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
samedifference Offline
Member
Not a n00b
**
 
samedifference's Avatar
 
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Location: Europe

Posts: 86
Join Date: January 19th 2009

Re: BF's grandad - January 24th 2009, 02:49 PM

Hey, I'm so sorry to hear that your boyfriends grandfather has to go through this. I've watched a few of my family members pass away from the illness, but many more survive! People can win the fight against cancer. Staying positive can really help sometimes but do try and stay realistic. Just showing your bf that you are there for him is all you can do really. Good luck hun and I hope it all goes as good at it can. x


Remember those walls I built?
Well baby they're tumbling down...
and they didn't even put up a fight,
they didn't even make a sound...
   
  (#5 (permalink)) Old
eunoia Offline
(n) beautiful thinking
Jeez, get a life!
***********
 
eunoia's Avatar
 
Name: Jes
Gender: Female
Location: USA

Posts: 5,887
Blog Entries: 2
Join Date: January 5th 2009

Re: BF's grandad - January 26th 2009, 07:33 AM

Hey Josh,

I just want to echo what everyone has said about being there for your boyfriend. Your presence and understanding will be more than enough, in this difficult time in his life. Know you do not have to be "everything" for him--a shoulder to lean on, someone to talk to, and a hug and a kiss is more than enough, and will help him in profound ways.

Make sure you're taking care of you, too. All my best.



Someday I will be strong enough to lift not one but both of us.
I told you to be patient
I told you to be fine
I told you to be balanced
I told you to be kind
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
grandad

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.