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Dating impotent man

"A lot of people who are dating in their 50s probably haven't dated since they were [in their 20s] -- they're paralyzed, they still have the old vision of themselves and the old vision of the boys they were dating," Palmer said.

Impotence affects approximately 11 percent of the male population, and this number only indicates those who seek treatment for the condition.

Beyond those suffering the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy, Ms.

Brashier hopes her website will help people suffering from traumatic injuries, invasive surgery and birth defects.

The California woman was understandably wary of dating because she didn’t want to broach the subject of sex. Cancer and its treatment often affect intimacy, according to the Canadian Cancer Society.

“I was having an attraction with someone at one time, and I was going to tell him, but then realized it wasn't going to happen. Aside from the extreme fatigue, body image issues and depression that often accompany cancer, many patients suffer from low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, premature menopause and painful intercourse.

A lack of sexual desire is one symptom of impotence, according to the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Signs of a lack of desire include no extended kissing or other physical contact that is often considered foreplay.

It is probably the last place that those seeking a celibate relationship would consider looking.