Besides, as the quote goes, “if you cannot handle me at my most ill, you definitely are not worth my spoons!
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As such, many of us may turn to dating applications and websites in the hopes of finding a Valentine’s date.No, the person looking would need to find the photo. If you choose to not have it visible, that is totally fine.If you have something obvious, like a feeding tube, side shots of your face or you snuggling a cute animal or leaning on a friend’s shoulder (with their permission of course!The first step in figuring out how to deal with MS in your personal interactions is to recognize that the disease affects all of you — whether you have the disease or care about someone who does.The next step is to decide whom you want to tell about the MS and what you want them to understand about it.Again, you are not obligated to tell anyone anything, and it is completely up to your discretion as to what you do or do not do. I have seen this question debated on so many support forums, and I have come to the conclusion that, again, it is up to you.Personally, I do not say anything about my condition itself in my profile, except acknowledge that I need the cane to “keep my awesomeness upright.” If I am asked in a private message, I will usually respond to them with “I have a chronic condition.” If I do end up going on a date with them, at that point I may or may not tell them I have MS. You are the best person to judge whether or not the person is “ready” to hear about your condition or not.When one person in a couple is affected by MS, the other person lives with it as well.To keep your relationship healthy and balanced, it’s important to make sure that both of you stay on the giving and receiving end of the relationship, in spite of whatever changes MS may bring.Read more about parenting (including video), get some hints about how and when to begin talking about MS with your children, and check out the special resources for young children and teens.Caring for someone with a chronic illness like MS can be deeply satisfying.