And don't cheat by fast forwarding your tape player to the next beep tone and then rewinding a few seconds, for I have some important things to say here. As students, many of you have dated, are dating, or at least would like to date. I'm not going to give you the number one advantage for dating sighted and blind persons, at least not until you hear me out.Being visually challenged prevents a person from making use of one of the most important senses.And yet despite the host of challenges, with practice of blindness skills and availability of facilities for the differently-abled, many blind people are able to lead a fulfilling life.For instance there will always be reliance on public transport to get around and you cannot expect your partner to agree to meet you any time, any place at ten minute’s notice.Also when planning dating activities, you have to keep in mind what your partner will and will not enjoy – like instead of going for a tour of your city museum or a classy art gallery, get tickets to a concert or a musical performance for your date.
The scent of your perfume and hair, the soft touch of your skin and having a killer personality just isn’t attractive to us blindies. you know, we haven’t got smart phones to stay in touch and gadgets that help us complete practical tasks around the home, and navigate outdoors. This was just me taking a bit of a tongue in cheek look at some of those crazy misconceptions about us blind lot. Sign up to our newsletter using the form below and get regular updates direct to your inbox.
Let’s be honest, we all really know that blind people could rule the world.
In her e Harmony and Ok Cupid profiles, Tiffany Jolliff notes that she obsessively listens to the “Hamilton” soundtrack, loves karaoke and can make almost anyone laugh.
“I want the ‘deeper’ connection that sites like e Harmony and to an extent, Ok Cupid, can bring,” Jolliff says.
The man who said it would b impossible to make eye contact even, as long as they were kind and considerate.