First Post, been following and quietly improving myself for about 6 months.
Background: 39, 6', 245, 22% BF. Lifts are currently pathetic as I recover from a knee and shoulder surgery in the past 5 months, but I'm following SL slowly and surely so I don't reinjure anything. Married 7yrs to wife (also 39), 2 kids 5yrs and 2yrs. Read NMMNG, Pook, halfway through WISNIFG.
Things in my marriage have improved exponentially just from me starting to own my shit and stfu. Now a wrench has seemingly been thrown in that. My FIL (a natural alpha and great mentor of sorts for me since I embraced it) recently got the diagnosis no one wants to hear. A very late stage cancer that has metastasized to his liver and lungs. Waiting on pathology later this week to see if he has weeks or months left, but the early indications are not good. I've so far done a pretty solid job maintaining frame and taking a lot of her normal load off her shoulders so she can spend as much time with her father as possible.
My wife idolizes her father and is obviously taking this very hard. Besides the obvious upping the comfort during this time, any suggestions on how to handle this whole situation and her going forward? Has anyone been through this? I lost my own father to cancer at a very young age, so I don't have an adult frame of reference in these situations.