Dating with a mastectomy
Each time she met someone new, Linda had to struggle with when and how to tell, and then how to behave in intimate situations.
In the beginning, she would blurt out her history almost immediately, frightening herself and her date.
Since writing my first post in November, I am still single.So instead of getting too detailed, I make an effort to highlight certain information about my surgery: DO stress the positives.The biggest and most obvious positive is of course the dramatic reduction in breast cancer risk.According to , most couples are introduced to each other by family members, friends, co-workers, classmates, or neighbors.So look to the people you know — and tell them you'd really appreciate an introduction to a quality person, a serious date. Your social network has resources for you to tap, but you've got to let your friends know what you're looking for and talk up your hopes.