Each time she met someone new, Linda had to struggle with when and how to tell, and then how to behave in intimate situations.
In the beginning, she would blurt out her history almost immediately, frightening herself and her date.
“I’m a breast cancer survivor…so my body is not so perfect,” wrote one woman on recently.
“If you can’t handle that, keep it moving.” (And plenty of dates can handle it: “One ofthe top things singles say they are looking for is the ability to learn from a partner,” says Laurie Davis Edwards, founder of the online dating-coaching service e Flirt.
If stress starts to build in your relationship, consider getting help from a licensed social worker or counselor.
You may be better able to face challenges and focus on your healing when you feel supported by others.
My answers: Laundry is my favorite chore, and I’m a breast cancer survivor. The first guy I had sex with after cancer was a beautiful, tattooed philosopher. I’m glad they do, though; now I’m using them to find The One. I have bikini shots on my profile because I’m proud of my body: I want to show my “shark bite”—the scar on my belly from the reconstruction—and my ' Frankenboob,' which used to be higher than the other one but has fallen into place.
I was coming out of a sh-tty six months—I’d been diagnosed as stage I, at age 34, and had a right-side mastectomy, chemo, and a new breast reconstructed using tissue from my belly. So when I met this man at a bar on a rare night out with a girlfriend, I was out of practice; my sexuality was asleep. Then he touched my new breast, which I could not and will not ever feel, and I started crying, angry, like, ' Don’t bother! ' He looked me in the eye and said, ' But you remember, right? ' Well, then, close your eyes and remember.' It was the most beautiful thing anyone could have said to me. Guys who read my profile say, ' Congratulations on your survivorship!
Her goal was to create a comfortable place for those with psoriasis to have the option to choose someone who would understand and could relate to their struggle.
It will cost you about .95 a month which is about the same cost of other popular dating sites such as I recently signed up for a site called Psoriasis Singles, just to see what it was all about.
Unfortunately there are only 4 potential suitors in Atlanta, so hopefully your luck is a bit better than mine.
There are pros and cons to dating someone with your condition.
While you will have someone who is most definitely more understanding and can relate to what you are going through, you do put your future children at risk, and health care is guaranteed to be more expensive.