Dating can be such a challenge! 'What Dating is Like When You Have Hearing Loss' is an article recently posted at Refinery29, a woman's lifestyle and culture site, and it got us. Anyone with hearing loss can tell you it's not easy.
While regular posting is now disabled, you can continue to view all threads until the end of June My first thought was something like, there's no way I can date a deaf dude the deaf woman's shoulder and asked, in ASL, if they needed help. Being able to hear is a gift, a gift that many of us take for granted every single day of our lives.
All relationships have challenges, but if you are hard of hearing,dating can be even more challenging. Communication is an important issue in any relationship, but if you are deaf or dating someone who is hearing-impaired, the added obstacle can be very. An Old Question: Once again up for debate is the seemingly age-old question: Can Deaf-hearing relationships work?
But those who suffer from deafness or hearing loss—which is about 15 percent of the U. According to a report from Action on Hearing Loss, people with hearing loss are more likely to experience emotional distress and loneliness. They are also at double the risk of developing depression. The Refinery29 article profiles a deaf woman named Louise.
My mind raced with the possibilities and challenges of dating a deaf woman, but she did not respond for about a week, finally saying via text.
Everything would be wonderful IF ONLY her daughter could hear. .. I do recommend anyone willing to date a deaf or hard of hearing person.
I lost count of the many times a girl would ask me a question by coming up to my ears and talking into it. As a deaf guy, I could not hear them.
Anyone with hearing loss can tell you it's not easy. As if dating wasn't already I am the woman you're dating. I am the woman with hearing.