Dating after mastectomy
Since this is not a topic I have heard discussed a lot, I became inspired to share my journey to help others in my situation feel more confident and comfortable with themselves and know they are not alone .A bonus would be to have single men reading this be more aware of and sensitive to some of the real issues women may be facing.When I tell guys that, only the guys I'm serious about and may sleep with, they ask me the rudest and dumbest questions.One guy asked me why I didn't go for a D cup when I got reconstructive surgery.A Special Guest Blog Post by Nikki Panico, Executive Director Susan G.Komen Southeast Wisconsin I am reaching out to share my experiences, dating after a mastectomy.As I moved forward with a few first dates, there was great relief when none of them led to a second. This is not a story about my online dating experiences.However, there was a turning point when my nipple-less breasts brought an evening to a standstill.
I was proud to be a survivor and this mindset I had made me accept my new reality faster." - Cassandra B., 45 Personal Space is Bravo's home for all things "relationships," from romance to friendships to family to co-workers. Then Like us on Facebook to stay connected to our daily updates."I found out I had breast cancer when I was 47, just three years after I had gotten divorced, and just a few months before I gave in and decided to try online dating.When I found out I had breast cancer, I Immediately decided to write that on my profile.From the minute I decided to look for a relationship, finding a man who would be okay with my breasts was paramount on my mind.I’d read and re-read profiles, trying to determine if I could find some clue deeming the man was sensitive enough to learn about my breast cancer journey, but also not looking for physical perfection in a woman.