Cancer shouldn’t be an excuse for not trying to meet new people and make new friends. You can also find cancer survivor support groups where you can talk with others about dating and new relationships. If someone doesn’t want to see you again, you haven’t failed.
After all, not all dates worked out before you had cancer.
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.
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Gradually she got to a point where she was able to wait till the third or fourth meeting and discuss it without upsetting herself or her companion.
And she learned to protect herself during the initial phase of a sexual encounter by wearing a silky cover-up, gradually working up to full exposure.
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