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Avoid posting old photos, or mentioning a would-be job or past position because it sets expectations you can’t live up to in person.
Dating is rarely straightforward, and sometimes less so if you have a disability.
It certainly involves time and energy, often mishaps and embarrassments, but if you’re lucky and have humour, then you can find the thing we all desire… So there are bound to be some scintillating stories from this single 20-something, disabled guy, as he shares his dating diaries… Here’s the deal: • I’m in my early 20s • I’m disabled • I use an electric wheelchair all day • I’m reliant on personal assistants for everything • I’m single… these are my confessions, written down in all their glory, for your pleasure. I have no particular desire to broadcast details of my life, especially not my love life.
“In the online dating world, your first impression is digitized – and your career is part of that,” said Laurie Davis, author of Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.
Most dating profiles have a section to discuss your job.