We'd known each other for a year and a half already, so he knew that I had mild cerebral palsy, a neuro-muscular disability that occurs when the brain's cerebellum is damaged, usually at birth.
Other subtleties that accompanied my diagnosis—my difficulties with depth perception and direction, my need for assistance when using downward escalators, and the numb sensation in a small part of my left knee that took the brunt of my semi-often falls—were still my secrets.
In this post we preview a few popular dating websites for people with disabilities, and we chat with a dating and sex expert, Dr. Otherwise, keep reading to learn a few basic dating tips and read summaries of four disability-friendly dating websites.
Danielle Sheypuk, about dating, relationships and sexuality among disabled people. As any experienced wheelchair user knows, getting around town may not be the easiest thing to do unless you have a wheelchair van.
When Samantha Renke, 29, is out in a club, she gets guys coming up to her and making comments like: “While you’re down there love…” It’s not just because she’s four foot, but mainly because she’s in a wheelchair.
Renke has what’s commonly known as brittle bone syndrome, meaning her bones break easily and she has to use a wheelchair permanently.