I Conquered Cancer… Now How Do I Conquer My Love Life?
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But dating or maintaining a relationship as a young adult living with cancer is particularly tricky. How should you tell a potential partner about your disease, and when? The Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber recently hosted a Twitter chat for young adults with cancer to discuss these challenges. Here is some of their advice. It is always up to you how much information to divulge, but many young adults find addressing cancer early in the relationship ensures that they will have a supportive partner on the bad days.
Health and wellness touch each of us differently. Well, that was my life during cancer treatment. As a pharmaceutical representative for a major international pharma company, I was already spending most of my time at the hospital. Sure, some of the men I met would come over to my apartment to eat all my food and leave the toilet seat up. He was a definite no for me.
By DR. As a psychologist, relationship expert and a psychotherapist for 20 years I specialize in dating and relationships. I am an author and run a dating school. When diagnosed with stage 2 triple negative breast cancer, I had a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation and lost all my hair. At that time I was a mom of a one year old and a three year old and had been married six years.