Think you want to share your chronic illness with others on dating websites? Risi, LPC, therapist in Denver, Colorado The preceding article was solely written by the author named above.
There are dating sites, such as Positive Singles.com, No Longer Lonely.com, and Prescription4Love.com, that cater to people with chronic medical and mental health conditions. Any views and opinions expressed are not necessarily shared by Good
Recently diagnosed with bipolar, she is slowly but surely accepting her diagnosis. ” If you have a chronic illness and are in the dating world, these questions may sound familiar.
Online profiles generally allow users to disclose as much or as little as they want.Similarly, users can often make checklists of must-haves and deal-breakers.The idea behind these sites is that you will be in good company and can more openly talk about your experiences with others who understand. Questions or concerns about the preceding article can be directed to the author or posted as a comment below.Good is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy.
So you may put it out there that you don’t want to date someone who smokes, but do you want to tell the dating world about your battle with fibromyalgia?
People who have been rejected by friends and family because of their diagnosis may feel even more anxiety when it comes to sharing it with a date or potential date. So how do you decide when to tell a prospect about your diagnosis?