Many men and women in wheelchairs live normal lives and have partners who help them do it.Understanding and trust are key to any relationship, and when dating something in a wheelchair, these aspects help partners help each other.Imagine, then, being confined to a wheelchair, sitting a foot or two below her eye level, trying to act manly and cool as you gain the courage to say a simple hello.The truth is looking, and feeling manly is difficult when confined to a metal chair on wheels.This question is one that you need to honestly ask yourself.You will want to consider and be prepared to adapt to specific things that wheelchair users go through, such as calling ahead to see if the restaurant or movie theatre is wheelchair accessible.
Finding someone you truly connect with and share common interests with is not easy.
After the accident, while Scott could no longer play soccer, but it didn’t mean his days as an athlete were over. He found wheelchair basketball, one of the most competitive wheelchair sports in the United States, and has been able to flourish through the sport.
Playing basketball in high school brought with it a lot of admiration from his coach, teammates and his competition. When it was time to graduate high school, Scott accepted a scholarship to play with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks.
Working out, getting in shape, wearing the latest trends, having white teeth, nothing can help lift the sinking feeling you are different from the rest of the guys in the room.
This may seem like an over-exaggeration, but for a lot of disabled men, this is the reality.