Cf patients dating
It will impact factors such as honesty, openness, ability to welcome supportive assistance, participation in healthy boundaries and assertive communication, as well as engaging in vulnerability and trust.
Tips on how to talk to your new partner about CF: Practice what to say.
If this happens, you can respond with, “I can tell by your expression that this is a lot to digest and I completely understand, and I’ll give you time and space to do that.” You can give physical space, but maintain contact.
Consider the etiquette of giving at least 24 hours, then reaching out for a response.
It is simply a decision that the individual may have made even prior to being with you.
If it is a deal-breaker, then you will be able to move on to find someone who has not identified this concept as such and ultimately will accept everything about you. No need to blurt out information related to your diagnosis.
Of course, if your new dating partner asks you directly about any of your present CF symptoms, you don’t want to lie (or omit the truth about your diagnosis).As you read these tips, I would encourage you to consider applying the same options to any other dilemma you may be experiencing as it is related to when to disclose to your intimate partner. NNC, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacy Patient Advocate *Disclaimer: This blog is provided for informational purposes only (including brief topic exploration or reflection) and should not be used as a substitute for professional mental health or medical treatment.What are some additional recommendations you would consider when choosing to disclose information about your health diagnosis to a new partner? Each person’s decision as to when and how to include their partner is quite individualized.There is no specific timeline or rule on including your partner into your medical regimen; however I must emphasize the benefit (to you, as well as the relationship) of welcoming that person into your support system.