Dating and Cancer: Are You Ready?

16 questions to ask yourself before dating (or dating someone) with a diagnosis (17 Photos)

Kimberly Dawn Neumann on Jun 7, 2012 at 3:54PM

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Why Are You Interested in Dating Right Now?

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a Kimberly Dawn Neumann on Jun 7, 2012 at 2:41PM

“If you are single and recently diagnosed, ask yourself if you really want a new relationship. Or, do you just want some companionship?,” says Joy Huber, cancer survivor, motivational speaker and author of Cancer with Joy: How to Transform Fear into Happiness and Find the Bright Side Effects. “With some soul-searching you may find that you're simply seeking someone to offer you support, and there are lots of places you can get free one-on-one cancer support without dating or entering into an intimate relationship.” For starters, try Imerman Angels or Cancer Support Community.

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