Online deaf dating website

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There are a lot of unique issues when it comes to relationships involving deaf people and these can be quite unique depending on the type of specific relationship.For example, a relationship between a hearing person and a deaf person may have a very unique set of issues when compared to a relationship between two deaf people.They are also at double the risk of developing depression.The Refinery29 article profiles a deaf woman named Louise.

While some people have specific difficulties in hearing low- or high-pitched sounds, some people cannot hear anything at all.Making the deaf connection starts with communication and learning sign language.To speak with a deaf person, it's important to face them and enunciate clearly for those who can lip read.This can avoid a lot of communication problems and give your relationship a much better chance of being successful.In Western countries such as the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia there is a well-developed support network for deaf and hearing-impaired people that often isn’t available in less-developed countries so even if a potential partner isn’t yet familiar with all of the aspects of deaf culture the support exists to help you in them get to the point where you can have a meaningful relationship.This can become quite frustrating for both people in the relationship and can often be too much stress for the relationship to bear.

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