A lot of people probably think that having an ostomy will cause problems in the bedroom – but that really isn’t the case.
It doesn’t affect your sex life unless you allow it to.
It has been a LONG time since I was last involved in the dating scene as my marriage of twenty years just imploded.He came often to the hospital to see me but I was so embarrassed.Mostly because of the weight I was losing and how sick I looked.Caitlin Mc Ginnis shares her experiences of dating with an ostomy.I was debating writing this article as a young single woman but decided to share my thoughts on dating…with an ostomy.Please don’t feel sorry for us or make us feel bad for having a bag, we just want to get on with it like ‘normal’ people.We can’t always attend things spontaneously because most of us prefer to have a heads up so we can make sure everything’s okay and we are feeling well enough to go to these social occasions.I had been seeing a guy on and off for a few months.We were “on” when I was admitted to the hospital and while I was inpatient for a month.Why do I feel after telling them I am not good enough, begin to feel paranoid that they dont really like and iv put them off. xxx Hi there and my sympathies with your recent dates!I cant shake the feeling and end up calling it a day. I know the feeling, although I've only had one brief encounter since becoming an ostomate.