When one person in a couple is affected by MS, the other person lives with it as well.To keep your relationship healthy and balanced, it’s important to make sure that both of you stay on the giving and receiving end of the relationship, in spite of whatever changes MS may bring.When talking about multiple sclerosis, the subject of MS and dating may seem like a trivial one to raisebut that is only so to people who have never been single and managing the disease.Though it is not as major a conversation as, say, treating MS, it's important to acknowledge that multiple sclerosis may give rise to some insecurities, uncertainties or issues when it comes to your dating lifeand your comfort and happiness are too important to overlook.
For a good long time now, I’ve taken one month every year to go off the drink (for health reasons, for self-reflective reasons, and simply to make sure that I could).
In general, however, most of the advice seems to be summed up by one article answering the question "Should I marry a person with MS? Conclusions that left me chasing my tail around the internet.
One study found that "Love was the most important predictor in self-esteem" in people with MS, while another study points out that the "manifestations of an altered self-esteem" due to MS are exactly the things that keep us from love. There are many facets to the question of MS and love (far too many to address and I haven’t the expertise for most of them).
If you type 'love and multiple sclerosis' into a search engine, you don’t end up with a lot of choices.
There is a nice article about dating with MS and some good advice that seems as well suited to people without MS as for those with. When scientists have taken a look at MS and love, they come to interesting conclusions.