We felt it important to offer some insight into “women in wheelchairs” for future features, which we hope you will continue!
Perhaps “top ten positions for sex with a chick in a wheelchair” or “benefits of dating someone in a wheelchair”?
Brad's wife of seven years, Amy, had never met anybody in a wheelchair before him.
"On our first date I knew instantly she was the one I wanted to be with," he recalled.
Being honest about your disability is important, but you’re more than just a disabled person.
Dear Cosmo, We are pleased you have published an article on women with disabilities: 12 Things you should know before dating a woman in Wheelchair.
When you are meeting up with somebody for a date, we suggest choosing a comfortable location that you know can accommodate your needs.Thanks to my fairly resilient nature, I otherwise live a normal life, and have moved myself across the country twice.Since my matches didn’t know about my wheelchair, I knew I’d have to explicitly tell them at some point, so I tried a few different tactics.At our annual forum on dating and relationships-which fell on Valentine's Day this year-several people with SCI shared their personal experiences of coming to grips with their changed selves and making their way in the world of dating and mating after injury.When Brad * became paralyzed from the chest down after a motorcycle accident in 1991, he went in an instant from being "close to 6 foot 4 and 215 4 feet 5 inches( in a wheelchair)." After leaving the hospital, he worried about what people saw when they looked at him and what assumptions they might be making about him-did they see him, or did they see a disabled person?Yannick Benjamin So a major publication like Cosmopolitan could not find an active woman who is a user of an actual current wheelchair.