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  • Writer's pictureLisa Dunk

Dating and the C-bomb

Dating was already an emotional rollercoaster, but add cancer to the mix, and it's a whole new more vulnerable ballgame. But hey, who said cancer gets to call all the shots in your love life? Not us!

First things first, let's address the elephant in the room—telling someone you're dating about your cancer diagnosis. It's totally okay to feel nervous about it and to take your time. You don't have to drop the C-bomb on the first date (unless you want to, of course), but when you feel comfortable, you can open up about what you're going through. The right person will appreciate your honesty and courage.

Now, let's talk about insecurities. We all have 'em, cancer or not. But remember, you are more than your diagnosis. Your strength, resilience, and badassery shine through, and anyone worth your time will see that too. Whether it's dealing with physical changes or navigating emotions, communication is key. Talk to your partner about your needs, fears, and boundaries. Trust me, vulnerability can be the ultimate aphrodisiac.

Lastly, don't forget to have fun! Dating should be exciting, not stressful. Focus on finding someone who makes you laugh, supports you through the ups and downs, and cherishes every moment with you—cancer and all.

So go ahead, put yourself out there, swipe right, or ask that cutie out for coffee. You've got this!



P.S. Remember, you're a catch, cancer and all. 🌟💕

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