Dating people chronic illness
In this case, you may want to tell your date Unfortunately, there's no easy way to tell your date about your chronic illness.
I mean, how do you mention your daily routine of popping more pills than a small tub of popcorn (minus the fake butter) and spending nights curled up in an ice-cold bathtub administering "reverse lattes" (street slang for Just don't go overboard with details or throw in terminology only you and your doctor would understand.
But I felt the conversation only coasting along at a superficial level, and my interest in him was waning.
So I decided, as an experiment, to "lead with vulnerability" and tell him what I usually avoid discussing until I know someone better.
When I was done talking I started blushing, not because I felt ashamed, but because it had opened up a palpable attraction between us.
Saying the exact thing I'm afraid a man will reject me for actually made this guy like me!
But when my health improved when I was 28, we amicably broke up. First, I was just a little more tired one day than I had been the day before, until 10 hours of sleep wasn't nearly enough.Well, before filling up your calendar with potential male or female suitors, you should have a clear idea of the type of qualities to look for in a mate.Surely, you want a partner, NOT a caregiver, right?I'd have to cancel on a guy last-minute if body aches led to headaches that led to anxiety, or vice versa.I stopped dating, since being alone was just easier, and it felt good. I'm not healthy now, but I'm not nearly as sick as I have been.