Dating someone with multiple sclerosis

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You will just have to be honest with you partner and be sure that he or she respects your limitations.

If the person didn't have a serious disease you know about today, would you continue the relationship? You do not get to decide if your next partner / spouse will have some other disease, or whether you will.

They sell millions and millions of copies each year to those who want to find the perfect mate.

Loneliness is a national crisis in the United States, and for the single person with MS, finding a loving mate may seem an impossible feat. I very recently counseled two patients who brought their new fiancés to my office.

This does not mean that you cannot have sexual relationships. Available at: on June 20, 2011 United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

For example, if mobility is an issue for you, going to the movies is a better idea than playing miniature golf. Do not be afraid to be upfront with your date about what you would prefer to do, whether he or she knows your health status or not.

If you decide to go on another date together, you can decide whether and how much to disclose about why you cannot do certain activities.

Sebastian’s parting tip is to not let MS define who you are.

You are not MS, MS is just a small part of who you are.

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