"When I moved back home to Chicago, John — who thought Jason and I were perfect for each other — set us up on a blind date.
By the end of dinner, I knew I wanted to marry him."Rosenthal said the purpose of her essay was to create a "general profile" for her husband, including all the things she loves about him -- even though she, herself, has never dabbled in online dating."I have never been on Tinder, Bumble or e Harmony," she wrote.
Knowing how to offer comfort and support to a loved one who has a terminal illness can be challenging. If you're concerned, try to build on your relationship's strengths.
Your relationship with your loved one might not necessarily change because he or she has a terminal illness.
I spent the first part of my diagnosis pushing those feelings aside, never acknowledging that my situation was different from those of my peers.
Guilt is easy to ignore when cancer doesn't directly affect the lives of those intimately connected to you.
I did it in one day."She sat down on Valentine's Day and wrote the touching tribute to her husband, calling it a "genuine, non-vase-oriented gift."Amy hopes someone will read about her husband and fall for him the same way she did."I have never been on Tinder, Bumble or e Harmony, but I’m going to create a general profile for Jason right here, based on my experience of coexisting in the same house with him for, like, 9,490 days," she says.
An award-winning writer who is battling terminal cancer hopes her "extraordinary" husband finds love again after her death.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal lives in Chicago and has been married to her husband, Jason, for 26 years and "was planning on at least another 26 together." She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in September 2015 and has "only a few days left being a person on this planet."She wrote about their relationship and her dreams for his life without her in the New York Times yesterday, and it has resonated with many who read it.
I couldn't promise that we'd avoid adversity or that I'd be by her side on my 90th birthday.
I could only promise that I'd do my best to hold her hand as we navigated through my often uncertain reality.