Whether that's competitive wheelchair dancing, or just raving in our chair.
Honestly: would you openly date and marry a person confined to wheelchair?During the economic crisis that began in 2007, able-bodied workers began competing for jobs formerly reserved for disabled workers, according to CNN.As the economy began moving out of recession in 2010, the rate of unemployment among disabled workers remained steady, according to Disability Scoop.In the 1978 movie "Coming Home," Sally Hyde, an able-bodied married woman, falls in love with Luke Martin, a wounded Vietnam veteran who uses a wheelchair.Their developing romance illustrates some of the challenges that occur with dating a man in a wheelchair.Here’s our top 10 list of things we have learned from being a wheelchair spouse.
Despite our list there are endless things we have learned and continue learning.
To eliminate these mixed matches, be honest about your disability in your profile.
It prevents any miscommunication snafus and shattered expectations. Sheypuk’s Q&A has more excellent points on this matter.
This helps focus your attention on getting to know your date, instead of struggling against potential environmental barriers.
Online dating gives us vetting opportunities for potential suitors, and not everyone may be interested in dating someone with a disability.
Being honest about your disability is important, but you’re more than just a disabled person.