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A seven-year breast cancer survivor, Debbie Woodbury writes and speaks about the emotional fallout of living with cancer. Her books, You Can Thrive After Treatment and How to Build an Amazing Life After Treatment (Amazon), share simple secrets to creating inspired healing, wellness and live out loud joy beyond cancer. Debbie blogs at WhereWeGoNow.com and you can find her writing at Positively Positive and the Huffington Post.
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How to Cope with the Pressure to be Over Cancer

The emotional fallout of cancer takes a heavy toll. Experiencing your feelings in your own way, at your own pace, can be a challenge.
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 26, 2015
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When our friends asked how I was doing, I answered honestly and was shocked at the relief I felt.  Better yet, the trust I put in them was rewarded with empathy and compassion and I was able to go on with the evening feeling heard. 

 



Dealing with the pressure to be over cancer isn’t easy, and it’s not something I could have ever done alone. It takes work, time, and a great deal of support. 

 



Do you experience pressure to be over cancer? If you do, do you find that pressure difficult to deal with and what do you do to cope with it? 


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