Dating a quadriplegic man
"We joked a lot and had a lot of sexual innuendo and energy before we even got to that point (of a physical relationship)." Tricia sustained a T4-5 injury in a car accident 13 years ago, at age 17.
"After my injury, the first thing I had to deal with was my body image," she remembered.
As questions came up about what the future together might look like, Brad found that communicating openly about all the fears and questions they both had was the only way to make it work.
"We talked about everything; there was no taboo," he said.
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Signing up gives you access to curated content and new features we’ll be rolling out.He has dated several women since his injury, and in the last year has been in a romantic relationship with Janna.He agreed that honest and open communication has been a key element in the success of this relationship.Reading it helped her come to terms with it on her own, and gave her specific questions to ask him later.David has had tetraplegia (quadriplegia) for 10 years.