awe, that is so sad, I'm so sorry, it can be so tense, medical/family emergencies. if you were close, and you won't lose your job, you might need to be near family. there is probably not much you can do but be supportive. try to hang in there, people unfortunately come and go (as my last post stated), but you still have to take care of yourself. it's so hard on your own but everyone handles these situations differently. do what you think is beast for you. your partner might just not know what to say, or.. hope you find him well. hug..