“But once we get to know each other, those feelings go away.” “I still have the same personality, the same bad sense of humor, the same love of trivia,” says Oliver, 38, who was paralyzed in a body-surfing accident when he was 21.Having a disability can actually make a person stronger by forcing them to confront a painful reality. Many disabled people have found friends, acceptance and even love on our site.
Your nose is too big, your bank account too small, and any decent person worth dating will run screaming the moment they get a peek of your daft family? ) Meet Tiffiny Carlson of Minneapolis, MN — wheelchair-bound power dater.
Or Rob Oliver of Pittsburgh, PA, also paralyzed — and happily married.
It doesn’t stop her from working as an actress or volunteering for charities, which she spends her time doing.
Nor does it mean she can’t date, or have boyfriends – regardless of what people around her think.
She makes a point to get to know all members on an individual basis.