When breast cancer strikes our loved one, it is not just an individual affair. It becomes a family journey. Husbands may find themselves in the difficult position of supporting their life partner while managing their own distress. While there are no definite rules on how one can best support their spouse, in my work as a medical social worker, I have found there are several commonalities for more successful coping. Here are some tips on how you can support your loved one and yourself through these trying times.