They simply want to know how exactly you’re “broken” and whether or not you can still have sex.
“I never used one and never will.”Woodward and Carlson feel that their disability doesn’t—or shouldn’t—limit them to dating only people who have disabilities also.
While society might view their physical difference as one big “Other” sign tied to their backs, these women merely view it as a key part of their identities, one that they’re proud of.“I don’t know that you can make online dating better,” says Woodward.
Just like a messy divorce-in-progress or the fact that there are three kids under the age of 10 waiting at home, Carlson feels that disability is an important fact that potential partners should know from the beginning.
Unlike Woodward, who feels the Internet can bring out more negative in people than positive, Carlson thinks online dating is actually a better, less scary way for guys to approach her.
With the incredible surge in popularity of online dating since its inception, countless niche communities have popped up.