Also, it will be interesting to see how the demography of the site compares to other dating sites, which are notoriously overloaded with horny men. She found sex unbearably painful and the prospect of breaking that news to a potential partner so overwhelming that she quit dating. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.
In addition to a sudden loss of her love life, Brashier found it difficult to meet romantic partners who could handle or understand her limitations. My body, however, has never been the same. After surviving months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment for cervical cancer , Brashier discovered that the damage done to her vaginal tissue made sex painful. Finding a love interest through the new site removes that anxiety. 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. I am still the same passionate woman who loves life and thrives on excitement.