In the meantime, take a look at these other articles that offer advice when dating with psoriasis: Intimacy and Sex with Chronic Disease Dating with Psoriasis Or listen to other inspiring stories about how to live well with psoriais.Alisha Bridges is a freelance health writer on the topics of sexual health, skin care, and psoriasis.
Some of the more interested questions included what is your condition, how long have you had it, and where is it located.If you do decide to wear short sleeves, shorts, skirts, etc., I would recommend explaining your condition to your date before you meet up to avoid a possible awkward situation.Personally, when I was dating, I wasn’t comfortable with showing off my skin. By doing that, I was able to allow my true personality to shine, and I didn’t worry about who was looking at me or staring at my skin while I was on my date. **At some point, you need to tell the person you’re dating about your psoriasis.Unfortunately there are only 4 potential suitors in Atlanta, so hopefully your luck is a bit better than mine.The creator started the website after dealing with the physical and emotional toll from psoriasis herself.While you will have someone who is most definitely more understanding and can relate to what you are going through, you do put your future children at risk, and health care is guaranteed to be more expensive.
The dating site Prescription 4 Love has over 30 different diseases they feature on the website, including skin diseases.
If you’re being intimate with someone, but you don’t feel comfortable enough to tell them about your condition, then you really need to re-evaluate the relationship. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades. Beingmeinmyownskin.com, a site dedicated to sharing what it’s like to live with psoriasis.
If you’re too embarrassed to tell them about your psoriasis, how in the world can you be physically intimate with them? She is also a student at Georgia State University pursuing a career as a physician assistant with a concentration in dermatology.
**If you’re not comfortable with your skin yet, avoid wearing clothing that would make you paranoid or uneasy.
I’m not telling you to hide, but I am telling you to do what’s best for you.
In another article Psoriasis and Relationships: Dating, Marriage, Kids, and Genetics, I discussed my thoughts on dating someone else with psoriasis and the probability of our kids having the disease.