Dating after cancer diagnosis

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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.

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