Dating a guy with down syndrome why is dating hard

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The data provided by Steele (1996) from the United Kingdom makes it quite clear, for example, that the majority of persons with Down syndrome are adolescents or adults, that is they are above fifteen years of age.

In other words, it suggests that in "developed" countries most of the people with Down syndrome require a variety of adult services.

This article looks at partnership and marriage amongst persons with Down syndrome.

It does so within the context of a model of quality of life.

The paper provides examples of marriage and partnership and discusses the resources they provide for social and personal growth. This article, about partnerships and marriage for people with Down syndrome, would not have seemed a likely topic for a paper fifteen years ago.

For many, down syndrome seems like one of those insurmountable disabilities that can make dating, relationships, and even marriage impossible.

For some however, down syndrome is nothing more than a diagnosis from the doctor that is there to be challenged.

Kate got married 3 years ago, and is busy loving life! It was chucking it down with rain, so we had to share my umbrella- and we kissed. He stopped the DJ playing music, got down on one knee in the middle of the dance floor and proposed. It is my 30th birthday on 27th August and I’m having a big party with a disco, and Steve is 35. We like going to our clubs, and the gym and church, but everything really.

I asked Kate, as a married woman with Down syndrome, to share some things about herself as well as her life. I want to say to mums of young girls who have Down syndrome, and the girls themselves- You can meet a man that’s right for you, and enjoy your life.

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