Reflecting back I don’t think I fully capitalized on my e-Harmony experience because I didn’t know how to handle my cerebral palsy.

Should I mention my mild CP in my profile, withhold the information until talking on the phone, or not discuss it at all?

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That’s her loss.” When I hardly received responses to my communication requests I started second guessing my decision.

Perhaps the stigma surrounding the words “cerebral palsy” prevented my matches from seeing how I’m a catch.

The ability to have these different positions allows your legs and arms the freedom of movement without being restricted. The magic is the combination of seat height, seat depth and the geometry of the gliding action.

It was designed by a C6-C7 quadriplegic with limited arm movement and no trunk or leg muscle control.

Now I know certain online dating websites remove any disability related stigma by catering strictly to the disability community.

Personally I’m not opposed to dating somebody with a disability. Disabilities can trigger self-confidence issues with dating too, a subject I discuss in my teenage memoir Off Balanced (available on the Kindle & Nook).

and every time i post an new blog post you will get an email for that too.

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. Often, symptoms include poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, and tremors.

Instead I think a disability serves as an element that’s simply there.

After all, when I meet someone in person I don’t greet her “Hi, I have cerebral palsy and my name is Zachary.” Rather I say “Hi, my name is Zachary.” Certainly my cerebral palsy will eventually get brought up but as something just there, not a fact I must disclose.

We have many quadriplegics who can transfer by themselves who use it with ease I am concerned about pressure sores. You should not use the Intimate Rider if you have a pressure sore as this may irritate it more.