Help a chronically ill friend

My Life With Chronic Illness

Most of us know someone who suffers from an illness. Wether it is a chronic, acute or terminal illness or a combination of these. Mabye you suffer from an illness yourself, and know very well how hard life with an illness can be.

I have been suffering from two chronic illnesses since I was sixteen. It is scary, life changing but also an opportunity to learn and educate people. As someone who knows very well how life with illness feels, I want to tell you how to help people like me. It may seem hard to support a friend or loved one who suffers from illness. What to say? What not to say? How can I support him or her? Knowing what not to say, might be useful. But knowing what to say is a lot more useful. Well, allow me to shed some light on this subject.

What can you…

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