On line dating for disabled people
All that time and effort basically selling the best of yourself in a big essay is totally wasted on some people.
It got old, it got depressing, it started to get to me.
He called it all off, but that only showed me he wasn’t the man for me. This time when I confessed I was a wheelchair user, he wasn’t phased and then confessed he was visually impaired. If you’re a disabled woman reading this and dipping in the online dating pool — you are more than a sexual object and you deserve to be loved and respected for the wonderfully sexy woman you are.
That was seven years ago, and we’ve lived together for six and have two beautiful little girls. If they are the right guy/girl for you, your disability won’t matter in any way, shape or form — including beneath the sheets!
Yet before it was popular, people with disabilities utilized online dating as the most accessible way to find and build romantic relationships. My first encounters with online dating were back in 2003 when I was just 15.
While my peers had been on the dating scene since they hit puberty, sneaking behind the science port-a-cabins for some discreet snogging and cooing over who’d bag a date with the most popular lad or lass in the class — I wasn’t part of it.The sheer strength of the stigma that disabled people can’t or don’t have, nor want sexual intimacy hit me like a ton of bricks.