Those of us with MS want the same things out of a relationship that anyone wants out of a relationship.
For example, we want happiness, companionship and we want love.
By Trevis Gleason A popular topic here at Life with MS is dating (or finding a relationship) with multiple sclerosis.
I know it’s difficult, I’ve been there myself and it is without a doubt difficult.
Virginia’s main problems for many years were with mobility: moderate difficulty moving her legs, then foot drag, then great difficulty moving her legs.
We walked and ran together and played Frisbee during her first decade with the disease.
Now hold your horses for just a second here and let me tell you my story.
But after fifteen years, MS began to assert itself.
During the second decade, we still walked together, taking our two children to the park and on vacations, but active playing was over.
As with many people with relapsing-remitting MS, my wife, Virginia, led an active and mostly healthy life for many years after her initial diagnosis, with occasional exacerbations that sent her to the hospital for steroid treatments and later to home care for the same treatments.
Our daughter learned to walk by holding on to her mother's portable IV stand.