Dating after cancer diagnosis
So yeah, he has been very, very supportive,” she says.
“It was just one thing after another, but I kept getting up,” Leather says.
“I didn’t tell anybody for three years that [sexual intercourse] was never going to happen. It’s easier to date somebody who has a hint of what you’re going through,” he says.
Some cancers, for both men and women, present particular dating difficulties, even for people who stick to a cancer-survivor dating pool.
Dating often comes with excitement and anxiety as you get to know a new person and bring them into your personal life.
Dating after a breast cancer diagnosis can make the anxiety and worry you feel about your body, yourself, and telling a new person about the disease overwhelm those positive, exciting feelings.