Dating someone who is a quadrepelegic
I make a conscious decision, everyday, to put a smile on my face and to be positive, in order to get on with life, as is.
That is because society has fallen into the classic – and all too common – trap of defining intimacy between two people who love one another deeply as "sex" which in my mind is "animal-like genital intercourse". Most people automatically assume – wrongly – that because I am paralysed I am unable to have sex. My ex-husband is an excellent father to our son and that is all that matters. He also had to cook, clean and do the all of the shopping.'I knew when Ken said that he wasn't saying that he didn't like me, that he no longer found me appealing or it was that he didn't want to be with me,' she said. [He] had a real sense of humor about my disability.'At home he had to remove his wife's make-up, help her with routine toileting and turn her in bed at night because she couldn't do it for herself.
he started humming this little ditty: "Where Joni goes, nothing grows." Right away, I thought, Here is a man I could like.