|It’s easy to concentrate on the physical aspects of dying especially when some of the symptoms you are experiencing can cause a lot of distress. But getting your head around what’s happening to you is sometimes the hardest to deal with. It’s often the hardest part for your carers and loved ones too.
You may feel like you’re on a roller coaster ride with your feelings and changes can occur sometimes from minute to minute.
Here are some examples that may ring true for you:
Your carers and family are often on this roller coaster ride of emotions with you too. They won’t necessarily feel the same emotions as you at the same time. For example, you may feel resigned and accept what’s happening to you while your loved ones feel very angry that you are leaving them.
Talking about how you’re feeling can be very helpful although it’s not always easy. Take a look in the ‘coping with your feelings’ part of the website for tips on talking about dying.