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18 Feb 2013

being intimate with someone who is paralised
Hi,

i have started to date someone who is paralised. he is a great guy and I would like to give a relationship with him a fair chance. but we will not be able to have sex due to him being paralised. is it 100% hopeless or are there other ways of being intimate?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi, there are many ways to be intimate and the level of involvement that this man is able to engage in depends on the degree of his paralysis. This relationship would definitely require adaptation and good communication, and depending on the problems experienced, there may be medical interventions to assist with sexual expression (eg. vasoactive drugs to assist with erection).

Claire - SASHA
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