Dear McKoy – My Husband thinks I am Selfish [ Mckoy’s News] I was recently diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer and was told that they’ll need to operate to remove a part of my lungs. I have refused to do surgery and my husband thinks I am being selfish. The truth is, I am a professional opera singer and I need my lungs to sing. My voice is all I have! Ii mean I have my husband but Ii love my voice more and I love my job. I have the ability to light up a room with my voice and I don’t want that to change.
My husband says I am being selfish and I should think about our children. My husband says that I will die and leave our kids to suffer. Am I really being selfish? What will I do if I give up my voice? How can I live without my voice?
I am in need of a life-changing response.
- Kareena K.
Dear Kareena K,
Thanks for sharing!
We can understand that you love what you do but think about what you family is going through. While you can live for a few months with cancer and have a voice it will not benefit you or your family in the long run.
What do you think is in the best interest of you and your family? Wouldn’t it be better to live a long life with your family rather than a couple months of bliss. At the end of end of the day it’s a personal decision. The most important thing is that you make the right decision. It’s best you have a family roundtable to see what everyone thinks. Be sure to let us know how it goes.
Best wishes and good health!