Sexuality, femininity and intimacy

When you were talking about the physical changes everything is dry. Everything is dry. We were, well we both were fairly intimate people, and very spur of the moment. Now it’s like... you’ve got to plan to have sex and it’s really...

Interviewer: To kind of prepare yourself?

Because I had to prepare, yeah! So that’s a bit frustrating and my husband is so sensitive. He’s always afraid he’s going to hurt me. That’s... it just changes everything, but we’re still working on it 4 years later. We’re still dealing with it, it’s like "Honey it’s okay. I don’t want to hurt you." I had went through those, the ectopic pregnancies as well, which was... that was a little off for sex. But oh yeah! it’s definitely affecting us that way. I don’t think it’ll, well not that I don’t think they’ve told me nothing’s going to change. This is the new you and you’re going to learn to live it. You’re going to have to learn to live with it. It’s not the breast thing, that intimacy, that’s not what I’m talking about at all. It’s the effects of the drugs on lubrication.

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