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Incredible Online Dating Success Stories of Disabled Couples
By Top10BestDatingSites Staff
A common misconception in the disabled community is that someone who is disabled cannot find true love. This is far from true! As shows like “The Undatables" have shown, love is obtainable for everyone, regardless of disability. From people with Tourettes, to college students with Down’s Syndrome, to a man with paralysis, love is reachable, regardless of the disability. Let’s take a look at some inspiring success stories straight from disabled dating sites!
Joseph & Clare Paga: The Loving Couple with Multiple Sclerosis
Joseph & Clare had their share of handicapped dating difficulties. Finding a partner willing to care for them through their most debilitating moments was not easy. Feeling discouraged but still open and ready to meet a loving partner, they both joined a dating site for disabled people. There, they found each other quickly due to their shared malady. Their chemistry was immediately apparent, both online and once they met in person on their first date. They have been happily together since 2007 and travel the world together in what they call their power chairs.
Carl and Molly Miller: Love at First (Online) Sight
Carl and Molly Miller had the fortune of meeting on an online dating site. They both joined with the expectation of meeting people and making friends, since love didn’t seem to be in scope for them due to their disabilities. How wrong they were! To their surprise, there were many disabled members on the dating site and they were all looking for love just like them. Upon finding each other on the site’s chatroom, they both immediately felt the spark between them. Three years of telephone calls, emails, webcams and numerous visits in person, Molly and Carl Miller decided to tie the knot and married in 2009. To this day, they continue to celebrate their love for each other.
Keith and Amber: An Interesting Match-up
Keith is a writer for Huffington Post and often writes about his experiences in disabled dating as well as disabled dating reviews. He’s very supportive on disabled people joining the world of online dating, as it makes it easier to meet potential partners, open the dating pool and increase chances for love. He met his current interest and love, Amber, through an online dating site. An abled-bodied woman, Amber longed for a real and meaningful connection, and it looks like she found it with Keith. Although Keith often gives insight into the disabled dating perspective, including all the insecurities of dating someone who is not disabled, the fact that he manages to find wonderful women to date online (disabled or not) is testament that there is no reason why more disabled people can’t find love online as well.
Strong Bonds and Disabled Dating
Many disabled people are surprised to find love – but there are so many success stories out there, that there is no reason to be so hesitant. Often, disabled people can feel like they are a burden to their partner, rather than a gift. We’re here to disprove that idea – anyone can find love in life if they put effort into it.
The reality is that there are advantages to dating someone who is disabled. Among them, there is no stronger bond in a relationship than that in which you can wholeheartedly trust your partner to be with you through thick and thin, through sickness and health. A relationship with someone who is disabled already has that wonderful commitment to help and trust each other from the get-go.
Then there’s the beauty of learning and appreciating a new way of life. Many of us often take things for granted – dating someone who has more difficulties in the regular routine of life allows us both to be taken into a whole new and possibly inspiring way of life while appreciating the benefits that we usually remain oblivious to.
In truth, when you find your match, you can look past flaws, shortcomings and disabilities – that’s just how powerful love is.
How Disabled People Can Find Love Online
The best possibility for disabled people to find love is through online dating sites. It allows the most access to profiles, expands the dating pool beyond the confines of the area, and can give the opportunity to mingle and get to know each other before making any immediate judgements. For those who are physically disabled, it’s also an easier endeavor as it doesn’t require excessive movement and can be done through the computer.
To find online dating sites that could be a great match, you can either join disabled dating sites or a general dating site. A disabled dating site will be limited to dating others who are also disabled and will have a more limited scope of members. However, it’s a great place to meet people who connect at a different level.
On a general dating site, you can find people from all backgrounds and interests. Popular dating sites like Match.com are a great place to start because of the variety of people and the huge member database. They have both featured disabled daters on their blog as well as tips for their disabled members, so you can be certain that you are in good company on the sites.
You’re here because you’re open to the chance of finding love online. Increase your chances by joining an online dating site now – and find your other half!