She had no way to find help as a single woman looking for a relationship, wanting to know when and how to tell about her mastectomy and her disease.She wrote the book , a personal account of how she coped with these problems (unfortunately out of print, but worth tracking down in a library or a used book store).
The Cancer woman, on the other hand, is a soulful creature, whose heart definitely rules her head."When I told him I was hesitant to tell him about the cancer because I wasn’t sure if he would want to see me anymore, his answer was, ‘Can I see you again?’” Photo courtesy of Jeff Salmore Photography Six years ago, I spent Valentine’s weekend lurching around Seattle trying to come to terms with the fact that I was now a cancer patient.Renee told Burt about her cancer history on their first date, including the fact that it was unlikely she could have children. "I worked through my fears with him — and they disappeared from my head when we had sex.Sexy lingerie helped me feel confident and attractive," she says. You don't have to wear a sign that says "I've had breast cancer," and you don't have to bring it up until you are ready and feel you have some stake in a relationship.