Dating after breast cancer young women
You're really still in the thick of it all and it takes quite a bit of time to get acquainted with your new self, to trust your body again, and to know who it is you now are that wants to connect to others, including men. I had begun to think that I was alone out here with these issues. I just feel so much less whole than I did when I played around online BEFORE cancer.
If, in the meantime, you just want to see what's out there, online dating, if not taken too seriously, can be alot of fun. Nov 4, 2009 AM nancy258 wrote: No Liz, I'm with you. But I just decided I'm going to jump in and try it.
Why don't you create a profile on see what comes of it? Some are downright psychotic, while others are just fun & funny good ole boys. I have surgery scheduled to fix my lumpectomy defect with a bilateral lift at the same time later this month.
In the meantime I've been checking out the possibilities on
I had been frantically searching for some advice and support on this issue since my mastectomy 3 years ago.
i dont know if i mentioned the reconstruction though - but he was but you are fine now right?
and i said yes and he said that was all that mattered i couldnt believe it!
i think each time it will be different - i think you did the right thing to wait and i guess i will wait till i feel comfortable when the situation comes up again anything else you want to ask me please feel freejulia Dec 6, 2009 PM Marybe wrote: It has been quite awhile since I had my reconstruction..20 years next Nov. I did not go through with the entire process, decided I did not want any more surgery and did not need the nipple, but wanted my clothes to look normal.
and have not been intimate with anyone since the breakup I guess as much as I wish i could say it dosent matter I still find myself not as confident as i did before bc BUt i know there are guys out there for us and I am going to find myself another one keep the faith it will happen for you julia Nov 30, 2009 AM kriserts wrote: Hi Julia, thanks for your post! When you met your old BF, how long was it before you told him about the resonstruction? Did he have to sit with it for a bit, or was he ok with it right away?
The reason I'm asking is I recently met someone and was grappling with those questions.