Dad is dying

Hi everyone,

My lovely dad has been fighting cancer for two years and is now terminal. He's 75 but up to this point was always fit.

The thing I am struggling with is the decline in his health and his mental health. He's stuck in hospital (waiting for a hospice place) and just gets worse each day. He's started to not know where he is at night which is very distressing.  

I can't bare how long this could go on for and feel awful to wish it would end so he can be in peace. 

Just wanted to see if anyone else is in the same boat 


  • Hi

    So sorry to hear about your dad, I can understand what you mean looking back to when I lost my dad back in 2013. On the one hand wishing it was over but on the other hand not wanting to lose him.

    If we look at If the person you care for is dying I certainly recognize an awful lot of the things I went through.

    A real positive for us was we were able to make his funeral a real celebration of a life well lived and that was a great comfort.



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