The mother-in-law who can’t accept her son’s girlfriend has a disabilityby yoyo - 2016.05.12
I've got serious problems with my boyfriend's family. They don't want him to be with me because I have a disability. How can we make them understand that this situation doesn't scare us because we love each other?
Dear Anna, first of all remember that parents are always worried about their child's relationships. They want to know the person who their child wants to be with and who will support them in their journey through life. If this person has a disability, that scares them, especially because it's seen as fragility, the realm of old age. Meanwhile, the parents of children with disabilities want someone to take care of their child completely, with the main priority being that they need help. These are different views but they have one thing in common. Both forget that you can only discover new points of view and new ways of doing things by putting yourself outside the mechanical routine of gestures, movements and the obvious. For the couple, a difference can also create something additional, not pejorative. The old man's stick can become a crutch or a zimmer frame. You're not just made of bone and muscles, but strength, determination, so apply a 'readymade' attitude to disability. What are we talking about? What by definition is considered a common everyday object (such as a coat hanger, a bottle rack, a urinal, etc.) can be placed by an artist in a different position or context, and is transformed into a work of art. Try to make them understand what they cannot see because they are probably closed-minded, so show them how to look for something else. Think of yourself as an artist and began to compose your 'readymade' piece of art.
A useful support for disabled people who want to enjoy sex
Today everyone, including individuals with disabilities, can have an enjoyable sex life? Thanks to Handylover. An extraordinary device that can be totally personalized to meet individual mobility and ergonomic needs. And that can enable users to move more easily and try different positions. Regardless of whether it is used by Read More.
Seven graduates in sex assistance for the disabled
In France there are seven graduates who have been given the official status of a sexual companion for the disabled; four Swiss and three French; one man and six women. For a year they have followed a 120 hour training course, with lessons divided into four main themes: sexology, psychology, Read More.
Sexy-robot to satisfy desires of individuals with Alzheimer’s
Robots might someday satisfy the sexual needs of the elderly in retirement homes. In fact, this proposal has been put forth by the International Foundation for Responsible Robotics. Which highlights that already, robots are employed as caretakers for the over-70 populations, and therefore, could also be used for therapeutic purposes for Read More.
Sexuality as experienced by the disabled explained with humour
She did not want to give up sex because of her disability. So challenging hundreds of taboos and armed with a strong sense of humour, she kept the promise made to herself. We are talking about the Italian writer Barbara Galaschelli, who in a very light-hearted and ironic way, tells the Read More.
Here’s how we gay, disabled individuals fall in love
Sex, disability, and homosexuality. These three words don’t go together for most people. To refute the myth that a disabled person, perhaps a gay one, cannot look for love, an amusing video was launched by the Italian association in Bologna, Jump Oltre (Jump Beyond) , that defends the rights of Read More.
Their Valentine’s Day is from another world
This Saint Valentine's Day is dedicated to a special love story. The one between Hélène and Laurence, two lesbians who are disabled. One with a serious handicap as a result of a car accident, and the other with brain damage due to a cerebrovascular problem at the age of 20. Read More.