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Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Couple in intimate embrace after cancer.
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Husband kissing his wife during her cancer treatment.
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Navigate the connections


Adult couple enjoying intimacy sitting at home with their dog.
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Recognize and redefine intimacy


Mature couple having a conversation at home on couch.
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Talk more deeply, more often


Senior man supporting his wife.
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Be compassionate with yourself


Senior couple embracing.
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Acknowledge changed relationship roles


Senior couple at the movies.
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Rediscover date night


Senior couple walking through a park holding hands.
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Revisit your favorite romantic activities


using lotion
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Moisturize “down there” daily


Woman comforting her partner.
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Consider your partner’s perspective


Senior man gently kissing his wife's cheek.
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Adjust around your cancer


Mature couple talking to the doctor.
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Talk to your doctor


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.