Many unhappy couples stay together for the sake of their children, and it can be especially hard to leave a marriage when you have a disability.
A father’s broken leg provided a unique opportunity to spend time together as wheelchair users.
These are the friends I cry with, the ones more acutely aware of what I experience as a woman with a spinal cord injury.
Our meeting was a testament to the power of social media to connect people with similar situations. Though we had never met any of the attendees in person, we weren’t rolling into a group of strangers, but an extended family separated only by distance and length of Facebook friendship.
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In movies, TV shows, magazines, books and pornography we are shown what sex and relationships are “supposed” to look like: normative bodies strolling hand-in-hand down an inaccessible hiking path with the sun shining through the trees. It’s flawless skin brushing up against rock hard abs with meticulously groomed eyebrows and genitals, and no hemorrhoidal skin tags. Phooey.
There are a growing number of sexual enhancement devices that are easier to use for every body (and everybody) and adapt to your individual needs and preferences. Here’s a look at a few.
I was so in love, and yet so afraid that if he knew the truth, it would be the end of us. But hiding it brought about what I most feared.
An excerpt from Ben Mattlin's new book digs into the dynamics of “inter-abled” relationships.