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When To Tell

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Tell when:

  • You're ready.
  • You need emotional support.
  • You are clear about why you want to tell that particular person at that particular time.
  • You feel comfortable enough with your condition to present the news effectively to others.
  • You're fairly certain the person is going to guess or find out anyway, and you want to have control over when and how they're told.
  • You are ill and you need the person to help take care of you.
  • You're feeling fine, but want to prepare the person in case you get sick in the future.
  • It will help you make the most of your life right now.
  • You need financial help or help getting to needed resources.
  • It will help you make important future plans for things like custody of your children, living wills and administration of your estate.

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