After the shock of hearing the news that you have breast cancer, the next big hurdle that you face is how you tell the people in your life about your diagnosis. You will learn much from others' reaction to the news that you have breast cancer. You will often feel an outpouring of love and support from those that you have confided in and even from acquaintances that know you are undergoing breast cancer treatment. This section will give you some guidelines to help you tell those that you have chosen to tell and those who may ask. Most importantly, you will explore how having breast cancer affects your closest relationships as well as your future relationships.