Luckily, all of my non-handicapped friends have been so kind over the years to help me along the way, and tell me how I, someone with a handicap, should date. *Only look for others [people with disabilities].*Never try to date up.
When the pain flares up, she’s in bed for days at a time.
For 15 years, Van Dyke has dealt with fibromyalgia. “When I would tell people I have this disorder,” Van Dyke said, “they’d push me aside. It’s just too much rejection.” The big dating Web sites weren’t any help, either.
I didn’t get as many responses as I’d hoped, but then again, I sort of expected that.
It can be an uncomfortable subject (though, really, why should it be? The results, actually, turned out to be more revealing than ever, and even raised more questions, at least for me, than they answered. In the end, what might seem like a little question to some people is a pretty big one for me.
I understand that disability doesn’t apply to most of your readers, Evan.
That’s not the sort of question guys are expecting to hear amidst the typical flurry of getting-to-know-you questions.takes the humor route, and I couldn't have said it better myself...As someone with a handicap, I have had my fair share of troubles finding love.He held me up on a pedestal and because he felt he couldn't be what I needed, and he was always waiting for the shoe to drop, for me to leave, he stopped communicating with me. I did the things he need help with because I wanted to, not because I needed to.I really thought we had a chance at a longer-lasting relationship.If there's anything I've learned from my relationship with him, it's that you truly must believe you are worthy of love if you want to receive it.