The most common question I get on this topic is, “When do you tell them?
” Everyone has different opinions on this, but I have approached it just like I have with any new person coming into my life -- immediately.
We offer internet forums and platforms to enable people with cystic fibrosis to interact safely, and we live stream events wherever possible.
For the 2015 conference, we also recorded interviews with some of our key speakers to help bring the event to life for people who were unable to attend.
I think that an absolute rule that they must never be in each others' company, like matter and antimatter, is beyond what is strictly necessary, but probably driven by fear of litigation.
A., NCC, LMHC Patient Advocate Dating and intimacy can be both desired as well as confusing, or even become quite complicated to navigate; certainly when trying to determine how or when to handle discussing cystic fibrosis with your new partner.
Take a look at some of that work and the progress that is being made.Tips on how to talk to your new partner about CF: Practice what to say.Engage in practice conversations with your trusted friend(s); ask your friend to be a sounding board about the situation.But I would be remiss if I didn't acknowledge that CF complicates finding “the one” beyond what the majority of my friends have had to deal with.I can't think of a single stage of any relationship that I've had where this disease hasn't played a major role.