Dating for deaf people
Your date will be impressed that you are willing to learn to communicate with them in their own language.*Phone calls are easy — text messaging always works.*Remember your date can’t read your lips in a darkened theater.This is a good place to use texting — you can just hand your date your phone. I would guess that deaf women would need to work a lot harder at getting the ball rolling.If you want to be invited to a movie you have to say something like “I really want to go see the Dark Knight” and then hope that he asks you how it works.Once you have been dating for a while, he will get the hang of these things and then you can expect him to take care of them more.
*If you’re going to the movies, ask in advance if there are closed captions for the hearing impaired.
As with any different language, it takes a little patience. At least a deaf woman could write me a little message like “You’re cute, what’s your name?
” (or something a little more subtle) and start something that way.
I have wonderful sons, I love them so much and I have given up a lot to raise them.
Now I am ready to date and trying to meet men on line, and chatting with them seems to go well; but as soon as I let them know that I am deaf they have stopped talking to me as if I had leprosy or something.