How to Approach Dating With Multiple Sclerosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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This newlifeoutlook video explores dating when you have multiple sclerosis. Host Sebastian offers some practical advice, explaining that MS is not something that you should be ashamed of or have to withhold from potential partners.

MORE: Seven things people with MS want you to know about the disease.

Finding someone who is caring and compassionate is key to a successful relationship. Determining whether or not someone has these traits early on can save a lot of heartache down the road. You may worry about when to tell someone you have MS, but there is no right or wrong time to approach the subject. The most important thing is that you bring it up whenever you feel comfortable doing so, even if it’s on a first date.

Sebastian’s parting tip is to not let MS define who you are. You are not MS, MS is just a small part of who you are.

MORE: Firefighter with MS has been on active duty for 25 years with the disease.

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