Determining whether or not someone has these traits early on can save a lot of heartache down the road.You may worry about when to tell someone you have MS, but there is no right or wrong time to approach the subject.If you decide to go on another date together, you can decide whether and how much to disclose about why you cannot do certain activities.The whole point of dating is to have fun, and you can’t have fun if you are uncomfortable or trying to do an activity that your symptoms prevent.
However, many people do not feel quite as compelled as I do to disclose the fact that they have MS to everyone whom they encounter, especially in the already strange and fragile world of dating.
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Finding someone who is caring and compassionate is key to a successful relationship.
As a 56-year-old woman with MS who is on the dating scene, I am now starting my second year as a single woman.
I have been making the acquaintance of able-bodied men, and the challenges I’ve faced are pretty much the same as those I experienced as a single able-bodied woman prior to developing MS at age 41.