Disability, Relationships

How do You Find Love with a Disability?

Are successful relationships with disabilities possible? Yes! It may take time to find the right person for you, but that is the case for any relationship. People with disabilities are just as capable of having loving, long term relationships as able-bodied individuals.

Disability Awareness, Relationships, stigma

Responding to Stereotypes About Disability and Relationships

Does Dating/Marrying Someone With a Disability Automatically Make You a Good Person? My husband and I were talking the other day and he told me a story about an incident that occurred when we were dating over ten years ago. One day we decided to go to the mall. We were just shopping together in… Continue reading Responding to Stereotypes About Disability and Relationships

Coping, Disability

Imagine No Religion With Chronic Illness And Disability

Many bloggers in the disability community seek the guidance of their faith to stay strong when their illness tries to beat them down. It is great that their religion to helps see them through the tough times. This post is in no way meant to diminish those beliefs, or speak poorly of any religion. However,… Continue reading Imagine No Religion With Chronic Illness And Disability

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Preparing for Visitors when You Have a Chronic Illness

Anyone with a chronic illness can tell you that they are likely most comfortable in their home while maintaining some sort of routine. When life events interrupt those routines, symptoms of chronic illness can become heightened. Although some of these routine interruptions are unwelcome and unavoidable (such as hospitalizations or doctor visits), many are conscious… Continue reading Preparing for Visitors when You Have a Chronic Illness

Advocacy, Disability, Invisible Illness, mobility aids

Stop The Stigma: People with Invisible Illnesses Are NOT Fakers

I recently read an article titled "Airporky: Lazy passengers are FAKING disability to get a wheelchair at airports and speed through security queues" written by Carolyn McGuire published in The Sun, a UK magazine. This article makes reference to individuals using wheelchairs at airlines in order to skip the long boarding process and other inconveniences… Continue reading Stop The Stigma: People with Invisible Illnesses Are NOT Fakers