Dating with lupus
If you truly want to get to know the other person, then let them get to know you.
Don’t get me wrong, there is no need to let your lupus dominate your conversation, but it is wise to mention it.
I laughed and scoffed saying it wasn’t true and they were just teasing me.
But one day after another break up amidst the tears and confusion I realized they were right.
Anyone worth your time will respect your journey if you respect theirs.
Meeting even someone who I think the world of leads to the Herculean task of trying to find the right time to break the news that, no matter how healthy my body appears, it lives with a chronic illness — and always will.
Welcome to the technological age where texting is the main form of communication, and no one wants to be committed to another person in any way, shape or form.
I feel like Lupus has taken most good things in my life away, so it is almost like I don’t even want to give it the chance of ruining a relationship.
Let’s face it, dating is difficult, with or without lupus.