How I Deal with Survivor’s Guilt

As a two-year cancer survivor, I have had the heartbreak of experiencing the loss of fellow cancer patients, including my own grandfather. Since being diagnosed with cancer, loss of life hits a little harder and I seem to experience what is referred to as “survivor’s guilt.”

Acknowledging survivor's guilt

It’s important that as survivors, we acknowledge this guilt. We have the power to use this guilt and choose to live our lives in honor of those that we’ve lost. We can take advantage of this position we are in and overcome it with positivity and action to create something meaningful.

Have you experienced survivor’s guilt? Let me know in the comments below!

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