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singles with cancer

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what do people that live alone and are undergoing treatment do with their weekends? Both the "good" weekends and the "bad"? Are there not some sort of social gatherings where singles can meet. A BBQ, a trip to the zoo, a day at the beach???? I can't see myself going on match.com and asking if anyone is into bald chicks? :) I'm not looking for a hook-up, just like-spirited companions that don't freak. Even my girlfriends are busy with their own families and sig others on the weekend, so it makes the down time very isolating. Just wondering...

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Try the ACS in your area. I know that here in N.E. Tx they have a support group for breast cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. We have met a few people both couples and singles.

Try MySpace/Facebook/Tagged as well.

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I think you'd be surprised how many people would be take to being comfortable with you. Finding friends that share your interests is more important than finding friends who don't mind bald chicks :)

Just do the things that you love to do, and do them with others who share that love, whatever it is. Those people will be more interested in what you share than what your balding hair says about you. I for one prefer to be alone most of the time, but I admit to feeling cut off since having the cancer, so I went looking online for something that I enjoy and found an opportunity to learn creative writing in an online community. It's not my regrowing hair that would concern me at all but rather my morbid obesity which - trust me - is *much* less attractive.

Don't let cancer determine what you do in your fun time. Find out what makes fun time for you, research it if necessary to find opportunities to follow up. Good luck :)


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