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The overall first-marriage rate in the United States for people ages 18 to 49 is 48.9 per 1,000.For people with disabilities it’s just 24.4, according to Philip Cohen, a sociologist at the University of Maryland-College Park who studies family inequality issues.But she can’t — and it’s awkward to explain why when you’re trying to flirt. Estrellado, 32, has muscular dystrophy, a chronic disease in which muscles weaken and waste over time until they no longer work at all.Even as your brain commands a finger to curl or a toe to wiggle just a few centimeters, nothing moves.Her best friend was upset that she had put herself in a situation where people took advantage of her. Bruener afterward and said, “I think it’s great that you joke about sex, like you actually know what you’re talking about.”But Ms. Bruener’s first boyfriend from six years ago didn’t show much physical interest in her.Bruener does actually know what she is talking about. It wasn’t until she started dating her most recent boyfriend, Noah, that Ms.
Dating is an emotionally risky proposition for everyone, but it is particularly challenging for people with disabilities.Estrellado was active on several dating platforms like Tinder in the hope of finding a significant other. “I only did it because I realized a guy could actually like me in that way.