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15 Oct 2009

Hi I' m in a relationship with a Paraplegic and find it quit difficult these days to understand we have been seeing each other for 12yrs and the more the years go on theres something new I get to know he is a very strong wiolled person but for the past 3yrs he has been using crack as a escape from what heis going through because he has never accepted the wheelchair sex I dont even know if he feels anything he is not a Doctor person he sweats excessively only on the ones side funny??? refuses to go to the doctor when he does not feel well gets headaches is now off the crack and is trying to gon on but I dont know he is this very different person when we met he was a very one-sided individual spoke when he was suppossed to and I kinda liked that person now he speaks to people I think for accepatance he is not being who he really is ????? Confused I tell you
Handicap Expert
Handicap Expert

01 Jan 0001

I strongly suggest that you consult a psychiatrist for couples consultation. Paraplegia is very difficult condition to accept and usually nobody can get to terms with the position they are in. These psychological effects on a paraplegic may vary from the one extreme to another extreme and is very difficult to understand.

Seeing a psychiatrist is very important to help understand each others needs.


Dr Anrich Burger
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