My name is Sarah Harrison and I'm an editor at YourTango, a website and community for women about love and relationships. We publish reported pieces, advice and personal essays, and our members post stories about their relationships and give each other advice and support.
With October approaching, we're looking for a woman to write a personal essay about her sex life after breast cancer and a mastectomy. The piece will answer questions like:
How did your sexual identity change after breast cancer and mastectomy?
Was it harder to feel sexy? If so, how did you find your sex appeal, and how long did it take?
How did your sex life change after breast cancer and your mastectomy?
What were your emotions the first time you had sex after your mastectomy?
When were you able to start having sex again?
What are the medical issues (as opposed to emotional issues) that you had to deal with?
How did your husband or boyfriend react to your missing breast(s)?
What advice do you have for other women who are worried about their sex lives and sexuality after breast cancer and a mastectomy?
If you or anyone you know are interested in writing for us, please contact me via my profile.
Senior Editor, YourTango
Published On: September 24, 2009