When I was on dialysis, I wasn't really confident enough to "put myself out there" and start dating. I know lots of people who do it, but I just couldn't. I explained to him that I had a kidney transplant and that my brother was my donor. I think your brother is a pretty stand up guy for donating a kidney to you, and I think it's great that you have such a strong and close family that supports you.
Then, a few months after my transplant and almost 9 years after I started on dialysis, I felt ready. He asked me why my kidneys failed, and I briefly explained to him that I had lupus and what it is. And this doesn't change anything."Those were the words I was looking for: This doesn't change anything.
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Let’s face it, dating is difficult, with or without lupus.
His honesty inspired me to tell him about the most important thing that has happened to me recently.
After that, we got to talking, and he told me about a couple of struggles that he had had in the past.
In the end, the more I ask myself that question, the more I realize how many great people there are out there who are not bothered by such things.
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In the first place, I didn't know what to do in order to try to attract the right person. My main concern is telling a man about my struggles with lupus. Sometimes I feel like I just want to be 100% okay with myself before delving into any relationships. The evening was still young after we went out for dinner, so we decided to go back to his house and watch a movie.
My relationship may not be normal, but that is just what I have to do if I don't want the guy to leave me. About 13 days ago, I went out for my first date with a gentleman I met online.