It was awful and awkward but I saw the funny side of it.
Do you think apps like Tinder and Bumble have made it easier or harder?
Between dating apps and ghosting, f**k boys and breadcrumbing, it's a wonder that population growth hasn't stalled thanks to how flipping hard it can be to meet anyone you'd like to do anything more with than shake hands.
Hearing loss affects 11 million people in the UK – that's around one in six of us.
If you did meet someone online, would you tell them about your hearing loss before meeting IRL?
I got talking to my current boyfriend first after he friended me on Facebook and I told him after a few minutes of chatting so he could see the real funny and jokey me before I told him I was deaf. Have you ever had anyone react in a less than favourable way?
Sign language is quick and easy to learn, if you take the time to do so.I made an account but chickened out before using it!What’s the best date place in terms of allowing you and your date to communicate effectively? What’s THE thing about dating while deaf that you wish hearing people understood? It's harder to connect with someone and hit it off straightaway.For the deaf person, when he or she is in an online deaf chat room, visiting one of the many deaf websites, or involved in deaf chat, there is no difference between the deaf person and anyone else online.Making the deaf connection starts with communication and learning sign language.