Being single can mean someone is unmarried, does not have a domestic partner, or is not currently in a romantic relationship. It has nothing to do with their sexual orientation or gender identity, but rather their relationship status. Single people who have cancer often have the same physical, psychological, spiritual, and financial concerns as people with cancer who are married, have a partner, or are in a relationship. But these issues can be more concerning in people who are single, and getting through treatment can be harder in some ways.
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However, I'm still learning how to manage the side effects and the emotional side of the disease and treatments. My wife and I split one year before I was diagnosed so I travelled this journey alone. Now that I am healthy enough to be out in the world again, I'd like to start dating. So far, I've been very open about cancer, the treatments I've received and the side effects. The result has not been favourable.
Dating after cancer
Briana R. Two years ago, Briana woke up with a pain in her left breast. Shortly afterward, Briana discovered two lumps in her breast, and decided to have a mammogram as quickly as possible. Within three days, Briana visited Tulsa and was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer.
Create your own personal space to tell us about yourself and your cancer experience, share photos, audio, etc. Expressing feelings and experiences and supporting one another is what CSN is all about. To take a virtual tour of the Cancer Survivors Network, click here. The CSN discussion boards and chatrooms are excellent ways to meet your CSN "neighbors" and develop friendships, exchange practical information, and support one another. The CSN community is full of knowledgeable, kind, and caring people you will want to get to know.