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I’m on and The League, the members-only app that I admit is a little pretentious.
I say in my profile that I’m involved with the breast cancer charity The Pink Agenda, but I don’t mention my diagnosis or link to my Instagram, which has pictures of me doing things as a survivor. It’s about my life, and I I almost always talk about my cancer on the first date.
' I’ve found that guys ask really smart, sensitive questions.
Women often ask, ' How did you deal when you lost your hair?
He passed the test by being willing to hang out with my friends and me at the park on our second date.
At one point he put his head in my lap, and we were talking and laughing, and I leaned over so far he said, ' Is that a boob on my forehead?
Once upon a time, women who have survived cancer will tell you, the fact that you’d been through the horror of a diagnosis and surgery was not public information—not at work and certainly not on a first date.
I recently met a guy who made it to my ' A team,' meaning he could be a real contender.I’m happy with my body, and the next guy will like it if you don’t.' That’s really how I feel."Kristina Schermer, 28, an investor relations associate (also a Model of Courage) living in Denver; diagnosed two years ago"I know digital dating is the new normal.But it’s not the way I dreamed of meeting somebody, not the ideal way. In my early twenties I was bulimic, emotionally fragile, and too proud to put myself out there on a dating site. I was diagnosed at 26, after testing positive for BRCA2, one of the breast cancer genes.It’s my way of saying, ' If you don’t want to know, you’re probably not my match.' That picture has encouraged beautiful first-date conversations about how life doesn’t go the way we want but that doesn’t mean it’s not good. I’ve started to gravitate to people who haven’t had such easy roads.Only one guy I dated didn’t want to talk about my cancer history. I just met someone on the app; he’s my age but has been through divorce.