Kate Milliken found love with MS. She and husband Tyler have two children. Megan A. Sports-reporter-turned-videographer Kate Milliken had her heart broken when she was 32 and living in New York City. The man she was about to marry called off their wedding. When her heart healed, Milliken began dating again.
Dating With A Disease: Can/Should I? - badguy.cyou
Ah, the days when dating was easy. Did the guy care if I was charitable and smart, or did he just like the fact that I was blonde and captain of the water polo team? Now at 36, dating is drastically different, and not just because of the modern evolution of technology. One of those bags being stamped with two huge letters. It weighed heavily on my mind while contemplating divorce, namely the question of whether anyone would want me again. I was tainted goods, after all. Oh, young self…if only I knew back then how wrong I was.
There are many stages of getting to know a person and sometimes the path to intimacy includes learning about life with a chronic illness like multiple sclerosis MS. MS is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40 — often prime dating years. For those who live with the illness, day-to-day life can be difficult, and dating presents its own set of challenges.
After my diagnosis with relapsing remitting MS at 21, I learned a lot about how to brave the world of dating with a chronic condition, but also how to take care of myself in the process. Keep reading for some of my most valuable tips. Plus, I included some thoughts from my friends who have also found love while living with MS. Are you just wanting to have fun? Are you seeking your soulmate?