Episode 23: Entwine dating
Guest: Anna Leonarda
Date: May 17, 2022
Hello, I am an 8-year breast cancer survivor. Because of my many surgeries, including a double mastectomy, hysterectomy, and chemo, intercourse became too painful. Soon after, I developed a condition called vaginismus where internal penetration is impossible. I was married for 20 years and divorced 2 years ago. I thought to myself, how am I going to find someone who would want to be with me when I don’t have a libido and can’t have intercourse? I soon realized I wasn’t alone. So many women who I have met in FB breast cancer support groups were struggling with the same issue. Painful intercourse, lack of libido, vaginismus. Choosing not to date because “no one will understand my condition”. I knew something needed to be done. I wondered what do single men do that have Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? How do they explain to the person they are considering forming a relationship with that they have sexual limitations? The traditional dating apps out there would be a nightmare for individuals like us. That is when I invented my unique dating app called Entwine. Entwine takes the sexual expectations out of dating. Entwine helps ease this, often stressful, point of contention in relationships by matching you with like individuals who are experiencing or feeling the same as you.
Jacob Minning, MA, LADC
Jacob has always had a strong passion for helping people in need, in addition to helping others achieve their personal health and fitness goals. He has experience with and enjoys assisting others as they work through life’s challenges.