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‘Dating and disability’ are two words that are rarely seen together: all too many people assume that just because someone is physically or mentally different, they lack the desire to fall in love or have sex.
Sadly, we live in a culture in which pressure to be ‘perfect’ is rife, which can make it all too easy to believe that disability equals sexual exclusion.
It can be all too easy to use your disability as a comfort-blanket by telling yourself you can’t chat someone up because you’re in a wheelchair – it may actually be because you, like many people, feel shy and need some tips on how to boost your pulling confidence. If you’ve been rejected before, it may make you afraid of making sexual approaches again for fear of facing more rejection.
"They are ashamed of it, worried that it will automatically disqualify them from the dating pool."When it comes to Glimmer, everything is out on the table.
If you believe you’re inferior, you’ll be perceived that way: but if you think about what maintains a relationship after initial attraction, it’s more likely to be a great sense of humour, thoughtfulness or a sense of adventure, than a ‘perfect’ outer form.
So don’t define yourself by your disability; it’s only one part of you.
Countless numbers of disabled people have formed successful relationships, from quick shags to long-term bliss.” Taking the first step to leave the house and go and meet new people isn’t always easy.
Many people complain about never meeting someone, when their average week consists of watching TV, playing computer games, and going to the pub once a week. Arts Line has lots of venue information for places to visit in London, and it’s worth using the internet to find local guides across the UK,” says Penny.