You won’t be destined to spend your life single and alone. You just need to take a minute, breathe, and then make a plan. What’s the point in going after the one-night-stand guy, if you’re looking for someone to fall in love with, and have never particularly enjoyed casual sex anyway? Sometimes it will get embarrassing, and occasionally, you won’t be able to do things that other couples can do, but that’s just fine. Develop a sense of humour about your love life as you do about anything else in life, and become a better person because of it. Don’t think that you deserve better (or worse) treatment just because you are differently-abled, and don’t expect your date to be a mind-reader either.
One of the best practices for any dating, not just disability dating, is to work out what you want and what you are looking for before you even begin to think about signing up to any internet dating websites. That hot guy that you met last night may have stumbled over his words and said some really stupid things about the fact you were in a wheelchair, or stumbled with your walking stick and bumped into another table, but he’s not necessarily a jerk. Don’t jump to the wrong conclusions – wouldn’t you rather he talked about it and asked questions (regardless of how stupid or inappropriate) than disregarded you entirely just because of it?
Right boys and girls, if you’ve had no luck with your recent disabled dating attempts, its time to dust yourself off, get back into the ring, and try again. Are you finding that your disability is getting in the way too much, or that partners aren’t able to overcome it?
He might be really hot, what you have nothing in common.
Maybe you’re just going after the wrong kind of man?
You need to work out how to make yourself relatively happy before you can expect someone else to be happy with you.
You can rely on someone else to boost your mood either. B-O-R-I-N-G – Just because you are disabled, doesn’t mean you need to be boring.
Come to terms with your disability, learn how to live with it, and then look at how you can fit your disability in around your dating, not the other way around. Being ‘’ from other people is hard work sometimes, but the one thing that will always see you through is a jolly good sense of humour.
You are going to have bad dates, but that’s because you’re dating, not because you are disabled.
People will either like you enough to carry on reading, or they won’t.
However, all things considered, you may well have more dating success on a disabled dating sites like Disabled Dating which has been around for years and has loads of members.
So what if you can’t go rock-climbing on your first date.
You can go to the zoo and let’s face it, who doesn’t love the zoo?
You have a good job, no too-weird habits, and you have a lot to offer a guy.