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Neither can I. :P But you must be able to do something-- everyone has talents. And you don't have to be on the same level as Michael Jordan to be good at sports, nor do you need to be Alton Brown to be a great chef. But you do have hobbies at which you are very, very good. Much better than average.

Don't dwell on what you can't do. The list of things that I suck at is a mile long, but instead I focus on the things I do well at and the things I enjoy.

Please, don't let this define you.

The answer lies with the many false assumptions and negative stereotypes about people in wheelchairs that continue to be prevalent in our society. On top of that, we also are frequently not portrayed in the media as sexy and desirable. Unfortunately, this misinformation may be preventing you from having the most amazing romance. Drawing from my history as a clinical psychologist, whose specialty is counseling people with disabilities on the topic of dating, sexuality and romance, as well as pulling from my own exploits as a single Manhattanite on the dating scene, I am going to debunk the five most common myths that are current today.

That’s what happened to one of my therapy clients I’ll call Cliff, a handsome 35-year-old bachelor who dated proactively, earnestly, and with great repeated disappointment, until he met Brian in his dentist’s waiting room. They went on several dates and steadily became more serious about each other. One night, Brian confessed to Cliff, “Before this gets any more serious, you need to understand that I have clinical depression . It’s important for you to learn more about that before we go any further.” Cliff was stumped. Brian seemed perfectly happy and fine, not depressed at all. But Cliff agreed to learn more about the subject. He was highly motivated to understand anything and everything about Brian. He was in love.


Dating someone learning disability

Dating someone learning disability