Chronic illness gave me a new purpose in life. Make sure you really like them, see a future with them and have mutual chemistry before sharing this part of your life. You have to build different habits and traditions, but you also learn a different language and learn to take cues. This has been the worst dating roadblock for me…. Post was not sent - check your email addresses!
Throughout all of my research on RA, I have yet to come across much information about how RA affects those involved in romantic relationships.
Romantic Relationships and Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Mix
But, of course, you may not want to dump your diagnosis on somebody on the first date. In some ways my chronic illness diagnosis makes me feel much older than my 32 years on this planet. Repeating myself over and over, typing with arthritis in my hands is not very easy either. He is 24 years old, applying to medical school, is just hoot to be with and is very kind. Tagged chronic disease dr.