Dating for chronically ill

dating for chronically ill

Can you date if you have a chronic illness?

What is the issue? Dating with a chronic illness is the only dating I’ve known. There is the struggle of when to share what personal detail of your illness. There is a fear that you will get attached and they won’t be able to handle your illness. There is the worry that there is no one out there that gets it and you will always be alone.

How to find a partner when you have a chronic illness?

People who support you through your illness can be scarce- even more so in dating. The best partners treat the chronic illness as something you are fighting together, not a negative personality trait that is your fault. You can find a lucky number 7!

Should you disclose your chronic illness on a dating profile?

It is your call if you want to disclose on a dating profile you have a chronic illness or you would rather share it in person. Being clear on your intentions will help you avoid situations where you end up in a casual sexual encounter when you really wanted to be a long-term relationship or vice versa.

Should you share your illness with others?

There is the struggle of when to share what personal detail of your illness. There is a fear that you will get attached and they won’t be able to handle your illness. There is the worry that there is no one out there that gets it and you will always be alone.

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