Cerebral dating palsy single woman
They feel as though they have been thrown back to a situation akin to first dating as an adolescent.
The importance of socialization experiences in adolescence is generally acknowledged, but the fact that many girls with disabilities have limited access to those experiences due to attitudinal and environmental barriers has not gotten the attention it deserves from families, educators, and service providers.Laying a strong foundation for future adult relationships gave the woman with a disability the strength to deal with social prejudice against her dating as an adult.Conversely, parents who overprotected their daughter, who told her not to expect to date or to get married, or who were neglectful or abusive set the stage for unsuccessful attempts to establish dating relationships, repetitive exploitative relationships, or unplanned pregnancy.For those who are already involved in a romantic relationship, the partner may not be able to deal with her disability and break off the relationship.
Not knowing whom to trust or how to approach dating as a person with a disability, some women gave up and eschewed romantic relationships.
Women with disabilities also tended to move away from home later than did women without disabilities.