Of course to truly know someone requires vulnerability and honesty, not least with yourself.
Intimacy means you are able to recognise your real self and trust others with it. Humans are, after all, essentially pack animals who once lived in small clans.
Here’s what I wrote on my profile – ‘I am a positive, fun-loving girl from London looking to meet somebody for good times, interesting conversation and plenty of fun.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.” There are a myriad reasons why people might seek a non-sexual romantic relationship, but very few venues in which to find a partner who feels the same way.Cancer treatments like Brashier’s very often interfere with sexual functioning, and even the process of aging can lower women’s sex drive and inhibit men’s sexual performance.But this large group of people generally experiences significant stigma around the issue, leaving them fearful of what their partner will say. “It’s just the freedom of not having it on my mind when I am talking to a man,” she said.