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ninaw replied to the topic Memory and cognitive issues in the forum Dealing with Treatment Side Effects 2 days, 18 hours ago

Hi @Laclark, I’ll add a more clear question in the forum description, thanks for pointing that out! We’re really looking to have some personal experience so that we can share this forum when someone’s having a hard time. Could you share why you’re experiencing these issues/when they started, what affect they have on daily life, and any tips you’ve…

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DFrank replied to the topic What are your approaches to sex and intimacy after treatment? in the forum Sex & Relationships 4 days, 10 hours ago

Good that you can “get there”! We have tried all sorts of sensual touching and long foreplay, sometimes off and on playfully for a couple of days before we get serious, but still even though my erection is pretty reliable, my result is not. I feel excitement and feel very into it, but just can’t get to that stage of inevitability. She often has…

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Will Jones replied to the topic What are your approaches to sex and intimacy after treatment? in the forum Sex & Relationships 4 days, 16 hours ago

Nine months after surgery, I am still experiencing erectile dysfunction. My wife and I have adjusted to my condition by adding more loving touch and stimulation to our intimate moments. And we create an intimate environment to accent our intimacy. We both try to be present, not thinking about what we’re not able to do, but what we are doing.…

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ninaw posted a new activity comment 6 days, 13 hours ago

Hi @Viridianboat, I wanted to comment and say that among the community members I’ve talked to, anxiety and depression can certainly happen with hormone therapy. It can even happen just from the stress of diagnosis and treatment in general, but can get worse with the hormone therapy. Ron also mentioned having anxiety for a period of time:…