As the cancer treatment took a toll on my body, I’m no longer able to function sexually the way I used to.
This has proven to be an enormous challenge when it comes to dating — when the topic of intimacy is raised, I fear that once my partner knows my limitations, he may lose interest. ” Finding a love interest through the new site removes that anxiety.
Possessing a 'figure 8' body has long been a trademark of feminine beauty, and now new research has revealed the reason why men tend to prefer women with a waspish waist.
The study also linked the middle proportion of a woman's body to the likelihood of satisfaction and erectile dysfunction in her partner.
Researchers found that the slimmer a woman's waist, the more satisfied her partner and the less likely he is to suffer impotence in the bedroom, according to the study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Nothing puts the kibosh on a one-night stand like announcing that sex is off-limits.
It’s also a pretty serious roadblock to the establishment of a loving relationship, believes Laura Brashier, which is why she’s launched 2date4love, a dating website for men and women who want to fall in love but don’t want to, or can’t have actual intercourse.
There are quite a few of them out there in cyberspace: since the site went live Aug.1, 10,000 people have visited and more than 2,000 have signed up. 20 receive a free month of membership, which costs about , depending on the length of the subscription.) Brashier, 50, a hairdresser from southern California, is targeting cancer survivors like herself who may have experienced complications from chemotherapy or radiation that affect the ability to have intercourse, as well as people who cannot have sex for other reasons including paralysis, erectile dysfunction and birth defects.MORE: First Comes Cancer, Then Come Children: The New World of Oncofertility In 1999, Brashier wrapped up treatment for Stage 4 cervical cancer.She found sex unbearably painful and the prospect of breaking that news to a potential partner so overwhelming that she quit dating.As Brashier explains on 2date4love: With the help of my doctors, I won my battle against cancer. I am still the same passionate woman who loves life and thrives on excitement.I still have all the same sexual desires I had before cancer.