Collected and compiled by PerBusch. You can find more blindness related jokes in German language at Blindenwitze. A: Leave the plunger in the toilet. One day two blind men started fighting. Pretty soon a crowd surrounded them. Two women talking. Imagine if I was black. You are blind when you sit diagonally underneath a radiant heater, being happy that the sun still shines so strongly at 9 pm. You are blind if you get into a taxi at the train station and the driver laughs at your destination and tells you that this is no taxi at all. You are blind if you can keep your eyes closed on the way to work in the morning until the caffeine takes effect.
How Dating Works When You’re Living with Blindness
All you know is that with just one look, something is a little bit different.
I’ve also had sighted men ask how they can attract a blind woman. never used online dating either, but that’s because I’m odl-fashioned!
I started my blog in the hope to share my experiences of living with a disability, raise awareness of sight loss, educate others and support people in any way that I can and that still stands today. My blog was a place where I could write freely without being judged by others, it was also something that I enjoyed doing. The main aim of my blog has always been to educate people on disability and help others living with sight loss, but it never crossed my mind that so many people would read my blog posts or stumble upon it for whatever reason.
I was nominated by Reece to do the blogger recognition award, thank you so much for nominating me! I feel very grateful to be nominated to do this again! I started my blog back in to raise awareness of visual impairment and disability, to tackle the stigma surrounding such topics, to educate others, provide help and support for those in similar situations and also to inspire others. I love writing so thought creating a blog and having my own little space on the internet really appealed to me.
I had no idea that it would become such an achievement. My first piece of advice to other bloggers would be to find your blogging niche and stick with it. If a person is passionate about the topic in which they are blogging about then I think this shines through when you are reading their posts. My second piece of advice is to engage and communicate with other bloggers. This can be through social media, leaving a comment on their posts, sending them an email, finding fellow bloggers via blogging groups such as those on Facebook, or meeting bloggers at blogging events.
Fancy a REAL Blind Date?
And what side? Noo a bit further than that… Yep there! Which one?
I’m sorry to hear that your feeling you have to find someone who can’t see you in order to be loved. Our society is pretty judgemental. You may want to work on.
As a writer and teacher Priscilla was gifted with keen insight and a wry wit. In this article she offers students her unique perspective on a question that is often discussed in the blind community. From time to time at NFB conventions and other gatherings of blind people, someone raises the question whether it is preferable to date a blind person or a sighted person.
This list shows that there are certain advantages either way you look at it. Dating a sighted person means you have a sighted guide when some idiot smashes into you and breaks your cane on your way to class. Dating a blind person means you have a spare cane when some idiot smashes into you and breaks your cane on your way to class. Dating a sighted person means you have someone to keep you from kissing a nose instead of the lips.
Dating a blind person means you don’t care if you give or get a kiss on the nose instead of the lips. Dating a sighted person means you can take drives in the country on weekends. Dating a blind person means you can have private NFB conventions on weekends. Dating a sighted person means you have someone to blame when you collide in the hall.
Although I am a black woman in an interracial relationship, I only gave Baker’s piece a cursory glance at first. In the midst of a full news feed, it just seemed like more noise. According to a Gallup poll, 96 percent of blacks and 84 percent of whites approve of black-white marriage. We tried to hang out in the lobby as long as we could because it was late October and cold out, but eventually they kicked us out so they could close up.
As a young woman of color, I can attest to the fact that many people in this world feel it is their duty — no, their God-given right — to decide what is best for me, and especially whom is best for me to date. My mother will resent me for saying this, but I know there is a part of her that wanted to see me settle down with someone black, someone who looked like me.
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TV producer Vanessa Potter was in perfect health and then one morning, she went suddenly blind. Moments later, sensing my five-year-old daughter was about to dart away, I grabbed her hand, smiling as her fuchsia-pink hat bobbed along beside me. Although those few seconds are easily forgettable, they are a snapshot of my life at the time. One of the last full-colour memories I have. The following morning, on 1 October , my life changed irrevocably.
I had become blind overnight. Opening my eyes that day, I realised something was very wrong. The air around me seemed to fizz and my mind felt muddy. I knew I needed help.
Do’s and Don’ts When Interacting with a Person who is Blind
By Kerry Kijewski. For me, there was no possibility of that “whole eyes meeting from across the crowded room” phenomenon, not without enough sight to make such a thing happen on my end. So I started to think about how to make it happen. What does that mean for a person who is blind or visually impaired?
I’ve decided that a normal woman would never want to be with me. But I think I could be with a blind woman. That way they accept me for who I am, and I can protect them. I’m sorry to hear that your feeling you have to find someone who can’t see you in order to be loved. Our society is pretty judgemental. You may want to work on your self esteem before dating anyone, blind or sighted. I’m blind myself and I do admit that going blind has helped me be less biased against people’s visual flaws or differences.
Anyway, one thing to know is that there are many blind girls out there who are very independent and self sufficient so they aren’t anymore needy for protection than any other sighted girl.
I lost most of my vision due to retinitis pigmentosa back in , when I was just 14 years old. Like many others my age, that was when I became interested in dating. When we first met at a music studio, I remember staring in the direction of his voice and straining my eyes. I was willing them to see what he looked like.
I hope it solves a few mysteries for you sighted people out there. Smell is also important. But like sighted women, blind women appreciate a man making an effort with their looks. So making the same effort as you would with a sighted woman is essential. Smell nice too. No need to use the entire bottle of Hugo Boss, but enough that she may want to come closer to smell you a little more?
As for women attracting blind men, the same rule goes with the looks. My experience with blind men is also that they like it when you wear something which shows off your shape a little. A hug or holding an arm reveals more than you may think. We pay more attention, without actually paying attention to the fact that we pay attention.
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Now imagine how much more complicated it would be if you were blind. After all, dating apps are inherently visual platforms, so there are considerable logistical complications for low-vision users. Many phones have a magnifier tool in their accessibility settings that allows users to enlarge the tiny text on apps and online dating sites. But their designs are cumbersome, making them a hassle and a bad user experience.
He takes care of sixty little blind girls and seventy little blind boys. I’m about to go blind reading them old microfilm newspapers. a foundling hospital dating from the 13th century (Santa Maria degli Innocenti), an institute for the blind.
He takes care of sixty little blind girls and seventy little blind boys. The blind alone could not support it, but it would not take very much money to make up the additional expense. I’m not going on blind dates or being hooked up with hairy alpha males. He withdrew his computer and did so, grateful for the woman that helped him out of blind faith. The little blind children at the Perkins Institution had sent it and Laura Bridgman had dressed it; but I did not know this until afterward.
Surely Alex wasn’t blind to the manipulation going on with intent to keep him in Texas. Hopkins did send me lovely ring, I do love her and little blind girls. It is evident that the blind should have a good magazine, not a special magazine for the blind , but one of our best monthlies, printed in embossed letters. Oedipus fulfils an ancient prophecy in killing his father; he is the blind instrument in the hands of fate. Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?
TO MR. By the way, have you any specimens of English braille especially printed for those who have lost their sight late in life or have fingers hardened by long toil, so that their touch is less sensitive than that of other blind people?
*Girl* Thanks, but that isn’t really what i’m looking for; is my make up smudged? *Partner* No it’s fine. Oh wait, actually the green seems a bit.
Do you only date people who are also blind? Georgie is partially sighted following the diagnosis of glaucoma and uveitis aged three. She is completely blind in her left eye and has limited vision in her right eye — she describes it as tunnel vision. It comes down to personality and whether they make me laugh. It would be good to meet someone wildly differently from what I do though; I want to learn about something new.
First off, I have no depth perception so you will win and second, I hate being embarrassed. If someone is asking too many of the wrong questions alarm bells go off. For support, information and advice about living with sight loss, visit www. Claire is registered blind having lost her sight to autosomal retinitis pigmentosa a degenerative eye condition. On the flipside, a sighted person can bring stuff into a relationship like driving which can be very helpful!
That way, you put all your cards on the table.