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How do I deal with losing my best friend to cancer after I have survived it??

I have survivors guilt and don't know how to deal with it.

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Joined: Aug 2010

did not cause this, you could not have prevented it.

Give yourself time to grieve and acknowledge your loss. Find a support group - there are many, some on-line.

Your friend would, no doubt, want you to enjoy your life and even do some things on his or her behalf. Donate a book to the library at your friend's elementary school in his name: write a check to a local charity she supported.

Don't waste time with guilt: it is pointless and unnecessary.

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