So many women struggle with issues in their intimate lives after a breast cancer diagnosis. The vast majority of us weren't warned that our sexual health would be compromised because of breast cancer. AND when our oncology providers are asked about how to get solutions to our issues, they don't even know where to point us. ARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHH!
I was diagnosed in 2012. I was still facing no answers and deep, deep frustration in 2017. So I decided to go on a quest to FIND ANSWERS for our community. The result—
WE HAVE ANSWERS!
We've recruited an amazing team of Contributing Experts who are sharing those answers with our community.
Unfortunately, it's NOT just about getting a better lube—I wish it were that easy. It’s about getting educated, learning what has happened to your body, determining if there are any medical conditions that need attention, and treating those issues. THEN, and only then, we can talk about lubes—first things first!
The most common concerns we hear from our community are that women are experiencing painful intercourse and/or lack of libido.
What is causing those issues? Every week we speak with one or more of our Contributing Experts in our Sex After Breast Cancer private Facebook support group to learn about our sexual health. Replays are available at this link once you join our community.
Some of the most common conditions that impact our women are—
All these health issues need your attention in order to heal your sexual health.
Through the information shared by our experts, we've created Your Sex After Cancer Toolbox. This download includes the following documents.
Download Your Sex After Breast Cancer Toolbox by clicking here. The information shared in the Toolbox is a good start on your education and has been created to take to your provider for discussion.
But don't stop there! Come join in the conversation and learn from our experts in our private Sex After Breast Cancer support group. We're waiting for you!
Shared with love by Jan James, Hope After Breast Cancer
Find out more about our private Facebook support groups (Booby Buddies, Hope After Breast Cancer, Sex After Breast Cancer, Booby Buddies en español) here.
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