Dating sites for people with ms
If you want to evolve from [pagebreak] Says Nerve.com’s dating columnist Caitlin Robinson, when contacting someone, you have to put a little effort into it.
"I think one of the things that drew me to her was how incredibly compassionate she was," Steinhaus says.Wendy, a veteran online dater from the tri-state area concurs.“It sounds stupid and elementary,” she says, “but it shocks me how many guys—especially the ones in their 20s—don’t fully read the profile.“If your handle is Scooby Doo, I don’t know what your name is, so when you’re introducing yourself, please tell me your name upfront. ‘I saw your profile and found such and such really charming, or I saw that you like to hike and I just came back from hiking the Appalachian Trail.’” Adds Robinson, “Referencing her profile shows that you read all the way to the end, and care enough to pay attention.” 3.Tell me Wendy bemoans the socially awkward guys who feel the need to float their entire life story before her.It doesn’t matter if you’re in your 20s and you’re interested in a woman in her 40s, but if the person you’re contacting clearly says in her profile that she’s looking for someone 35 to 45, and you aren’t even close, again, don’t waste your time, and don’t waste hers.” Next: Making contact [pagebreak] Bearing the Cardinal Rule in mind, once you’ve found the potential girl of your dreams and you’re ready to make contact, Robinson advises that you treat your initial message like an opening line at a bar. Was it hard to form sentences around someone so attractive?
’ is more likely to lead to a real conversation.” Wendy, who actually posts to her Facebook status every time something absurd happens in her online dating saga, has developed her own three-pronged, winning formula that she both uses and responds to for contacting potential dates: 1. “You’d be surprised at how many people neglect to tell you their name,” she sighs. “Reference what it was that made you think you and she might have something in common that made you want to reach out to them.
"Telling someone about your MS is a struggle for many reasons.
When you're first getting to know someone, it's not a discussion that's pleasant or fun.
"I'm not seeking a man to fulfill those needs." As Mullis points out, having the maturity to accept your own diagnosis of MS makes it easier to share it with others. "We [men] have this bravado: We're going to be the caregiver, the breadwinner," Steinhaus acknowledges.
Rick Steinhaus who, at 46 years old, has lived with MS for 12 years, recalls the impact the diagnosis originally had on him. Had he maintained this attitude, Steinhaus may have opted out of the dating scene altogether. I confided in her because, as I told her, 'You're my friend, and I want you to know about this.'" Out of an understanding friendship grew something more.
That's why she waited three months to tell someone she was dating about her MS.