Dating a girl with diabetes
Here’s the low-down on discussing diabetes with your date.‘Often, teenagers and young adults have the most concerns,’ says Dowling.
March 15, 2013 -- Fears about low blood sugar and future complications are major issues for married couples in which one partner has type 1 diabetes, a small study shows.
3 Tips for Navigating T1D in Marriage A diabetes psychologist shares his secrets.
What it’s Like to Date Someone Else with Type 1 Weighing the pros and cons of having a partner who also lacks a working pancreas.
However, in some cases the technology made the partner feel less involved with the patient's self-care, with some not knowing how to work the devices or what to do if there was a problem.
And if a relationship survives that stress test, it’s up to the person with diabetes and his/her partner to learn how to communicate through all the daily highs and lows.Emotionally, most patients expressed positive feelings toward the level of support they received from their spouse and a sense that the condition had brought them closer together.However, a smaller group mentioned a negative impact from the diabetes, including problems such as increased emotional distance, sexual intimacy issues, and concerns about caring for young children in the face of the constant threat of low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia.Most of what I will offer is that you might be asking about “casual dating”.First off, just be yourself and let your personality shine, do anything and everything you want to do - live life.