LGBTQ family

On the left, woman battling breast cancer takes a photo with her family, on the right, same woman shows off her scars from her double mastectomy

‘Your cancer is aggressive.’ I replied, ‘Great, so am I.’ I was the youngest one in the oncology suite by 30 years.’: Breast cancer survivor celebrates three years cancer free, ‘I chose not to let fear define me’

“I was flooded with support, but also stories of ‘my aunt had it and she died’ or ‘my sister’s friend had it twice and she’s great now.’ I didn’t want the pink-washed version of cancer. I didn’t need you to tell me to write my kids goodbye letters. My story was different.”

‘I awoke to a 3 a.m. message. ‘Excuse me, who is this?’ I replied. ‘I’m the other woman in Rob’s life.’ Our contact set off a life-changing cascade of events.’: Couple fall in love after betrayed by same man, ‘You can find love in the craziest ways’

“We spent the first two hours drinking prosecco, telling tales of our overlapping relationships. The night moved on and we became closer, emotionally and physically. At this point my head was saying, ‘EMMA, WHAT ARE YOU THINKING. THIS IS ROB’S EX???’ But we couldn’t deny the chemistry and kissed, sparks flying everywhere.”

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