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Let's talk about dating as a cancer survivor. Entering into a new relationship can be a challenge with or without a cancer diagnosis. Dealing with the emotional and physical changes that may have come with your cancer diagnosis can add to the situation. Many people find that dating after a diagnosis of cancer can be a much different experience than before a cancer diagnosis.
A few of the challenges might be:
However challenging this is, you may also find that you have positive changes that may impact new relationships. These may include:
You may be interested in dating again, but concerned about the first steps in meeting someone new. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Please share your experiences, ideas and thoughts on this topic with each other.
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