Dating someone who is a quadrapoligic setting and updating of system components
Some lessons have been life altering, some lessons have hurt physically and some lessons leave us in a fit of laughter.Here’s our top 10 list of things we have learned from being a wheelchair spouse. [He] had a real sense of humor about my disability.'At home he had to remove his wife's make-up, help her with routine toileting and turn her in bed at night because she couldn't do it for herself. he started humming this little ditty: "Where Joni goes, nothing grows." Right away, I thought, Here is a man I could like.It may take a little getting used to but soon enough the wheelchair disappears and what you are left with is all the “normal” aspects of living and loving with a significant other.
In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders – a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your questions. #DHgurus Dear Aunty Tuppy, I am a 31 year old quadriplegic living with my PAs and I have started dating a young man who I find very attractive.
"On our first date I knew instantly she was the one I wanted to be with," he recalled.
As questions came up about what the future together might look like, Brad found that communicating openly about all the fears and questions they both had was the only way to make it work.
I quit my job, dropped out of school, and gave up my car for a Volvo (so he could transfer easily and the wheelchair fits in the back). We have our good days and bad days as any relationship does.
I gave up a lot to be with Chris because I love him so much.