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Please allow your child to discover themselves, even if that leads to dating disappointments.
If anything, I really think it helps establish high standards. Anyone who is worthy of your companionship will accept you. You may have to “strike out” a few times in the dating scene before you succeed. Remain optimistic no matter the obstacles, and the results you want will manifest quicker than if you wallow in sadness.
You are worthy of intimate connections, despite what society says about those of us with disabilities.
This story originally appeared on the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
It took me a long time to admit to myself that I had CP, and then accept my body for all it is.Be confident in all of the kinks and quirks your body has, because if you do not accept them, it’s a safe bet your partner won’t either.I have been lucky and I am incredibly grateful; every guy I have dated has been so gracious when I told him about cerebral palsy, and what it means for how my body functions.First off, coming from a female’s perspective: dating is hard in 2016, regardless of whether or not you are disabled.But, disabled people face more negative experiences in “first-time” dating, and that can totally ruin the outlook of hope you had before.