Dating disabilities uk
Being friends first meant that he had formed a reasonable idea of what he might be letting himself in for in terms of my disability.But I still worried in the early days about ambushing him with all the things I was unable to do myself.
Our buddying scheme allows people to share the activities they’re passionate about – whether it’s cycling, listening to music, or seeing a favourite football team play.It’s a big thing for a relationship and you have to be strong to deal with it. He knew I had MS before we got together and he’s been more supportive than I could ever imagine. He fell in love with me and accepts everything about me, the good bits and the bad bits. I suppose if I were like it all the time I’d be used to the looks I get. But for all the times MS annoys me, it’s made me think about life in a completely new way. She lives in London with her boyfriend, Will, a researcher.I can totally be myself with him and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. Sometimes I have a funny walk, or mouth and eye twitches. I appreciate the small things a lot more – and I’m definitely more adventurous than I was before. They are both 24 and have been together three and a half years.I had to ease him into it: I’d kept a lot of things under wraps, just to give the impression of being more independent than I was.Will was never fazed, though – whether that was because of him or because I got the balance right, I don’t know. When we were together and I needed the loo, did I ask him to help me, or did I call my carer (who lived with me – and now with us) down from her room to help?