Breast cancer can put strain on a relationship. A partner or friend may struggle to understand the ups and downs of cancer. It can be difficult to talk about our diagnosis or treatment, or our feelings about it. Sometimes we don't know how to ask for help, and sometimes our loved ones don't know how to help.
On MyBCTeam, the social network and online support group for women facing breast cancer, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Relationships are one of the most-discussed subjects.
Here are some question-and-answer threads about relationships:
Here are some conversations about relationships:
• After my last relationship ended, I put myself in what I call "dating detox" to concentrate on me &getting centered again. Haven't gone back to dating yet & I don't know when that will be or if I even want to.
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyBCTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.