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How can I talk to my husband about his end of life decisions?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Directly

End of life decisions are extremely important in people of all ages and health conditions.
The best way to approach these matters is directly - it is important not only for you to find out what his end of life wishes are, but for you to inform him of yours. Printing out advanced directives paperwork to discuss is a good place to start for initiating this conversation.

In brief: Directly

End of life decisions are extremely important in people of all ages and health conditions.
The best way to approach these matters is directly - it is important not only for you to find out what his end of life wishes are, but for you to inform him of yours. Printing out advanced directives paperwork to discuss is a good place to start for initiating this conversation.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
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Dr. Anthony Back
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Say it will help you

One other factor to bring up is that spouses often find it very difficult to make decisions if they haven't had input.
Tell him: i want to do the right thing for you, and i know it would be much easier for me if we could talk about this once or twice.

In brief: Say it will help you

One other factor to bring up is that spouses often find it very difficult to make decisions if they haven't had input.
Tell him: i want to do the right thing for you, and i know it would be much easier for me if we could talk about this once or twice.
Dr. Anthony Back
Dr. Anthony Back
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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Delicately

Please see my answer to aurora.

In brief: Delicately

Please see my answer to aurora.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
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