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CF, Sex, and Intimacy

Sex and relationships are essential parts of life. For some people with CF, making the distinction between sexuality and intimacy can be an important step in navigating the ups and downs of having a chronic illness.

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    Tips and Advice

    For some people with CF, having sex can come with physical discomfort, aggravations and pain. Fortunately, some practical tips and advice can help both men and women with CF fully enjoy their sex lives.

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    Sexuality, Fertility and Cystic Fibrosis: Information for Adults

    Download the PDF from Cystic Fibrosis Canada to learn more about sexuality and fertility in adults with CF.

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    Why Healthy Sexuality and Intimacy May Lead to a Healthier You

    As a social worker who specializes in helping adults with cystic fibrosis, I realized several years ago that there’s a connection between intimacy and sexuality and the successful management of a daily CF treatment plan. By “partnering with your partner,” you can work together to enhance your relationship and minimize the barriers to your care.

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    The “Other Man”: Dating and CF

    Cystic fibrosis can be a third wheel in a dating relationship. I’m still looking for someone who can love us both.

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    How I Explained My CF to My Boyfriend

    This is my story about when I met a man who showed me kindness, support, trust and compassion in a way that I had never known, and how I explained my CF to him -- on my own terms.

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