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“I can’t say ‘on the third date’ or ‘the fifth date’ or ‘in your online profile.’ It’s different for everyone.”But for those who bear physical scars of their cancer journey beneath their clothing, it’s definitely time to talk when intimacy appears imminent.That’s what Repper did, though she had concerns about the reaction to her mastectomy scar.“That’s not something you want to spring on a partner as a surprise,” she observes.
“I told him that it is not a ragged injury but a surgical scar, but nonetheless, I was missing a breast.” Her boyfriend was unfazed.
Men Equally Affected The physical effects of cancer treatment also affect men and require the same pre-intimacy conversation.
Craig Roderique, 56, of Blanchard, Okla., received proton therapy for prostate cancer in 2010, which left him with sexual dysfunction that requires the use of Viagra (sildenafil).
C., was 35 and married when she received a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ in her left breast in 1998.
She underwent a mastectomy, healed well and moved on with her life, giving birth to a son 13 months after her surgery.