Intimacy

Communicating With Your Partner During Challenging Times

Although it can be hard to talk about sex, it’s important to tell your spouse or partner how you feel. He or she may feel just as scared by cancer as you do. You both may feel anxious, helpless, afraid, or stressed. And you may not be connecting sexually.

For ways to improve communication with your partner or spouse, as you face cancer together, visit cancer.gov, the website of the National Cancer Institute.

Read more at cancer.gov This link is to a third-party website.

For more tips for communicating with your partner or spouse, visit the Communication Matters section of this site.