Dating after mastectomy canad disables dating
As I moved forward with a few first dates, there was great relief when none of them led to a second. This is not a story about my online dating experiences.
After my tumor was removed, I chose to have a double mastectomy.
"I found out I had breast cancer when I was 47, just three years after I had gotten divorced, and just a few months before I gave in and decided to try online dating.
When I found out I had breast cancer, I Immediately decided to write that on my profile.
Losing a breast (or two) exposes you to a vulnerability you have never known. I was left with the questions I have pondered more then I care to admit – will he find me attractive, will he be aroused, will he touch them?
Despite your warrior attitude, that vulnerability will rear its ugly head — in the way you perceive yourself, in relationships, and in the defensive barriers you build around you. A couple years after my marriage ended, I knew I was ready to find companionship and turned to online dating.
Two subsequent surgeries followed to continue to shape my breasts so they look natural—well as natural as can be, considering all breast tissue and my nipples had been removed.