Would you date a blind individual? For some people it’s an immediate “No way! I could never handle that.” For others it’s a “Sure why not? They’re hot/cool/what difference does it make?” For most, it’s “… … … …Um?” I had a lot of fun interviewing people for this post. The long silences, the awkward … Continue reading To Date or Not to Date … a Blind Person
Oh yes, there are major drawbacks, but there are also major perks! Enter yours truly to tell you about them. 😉 Douche guys can’t be bothered. There are exceptions to this of course, some guys think blind girls are easy, as discussed further in my post on Blind Girl Myths, but most douche guys think … Continue reading Top Five Blind Girl Perks
She stood behind me, placed her hands firmly on my shoulders, and pushed. I laughed. I couldn’t help it. Friends, this is the absolute worst way to guide a blind person. I was leaving the doctor’s office one hot July afternoon, when I asked a staff member for directions to the stairs. Keep in mind … Continue reading Sighted Guide: What is It and How Does It Work?
I once went to an interview where the first words out of my interviewer’s mouth were, “I’m so impressed you found the doorbell and even climbed the stairs!” That’s setting the bar pretty low, don’t you think? Many people are confused about what blind individuals can and cannot do. Allow me to shed some light … Continue reading Blind Cans and Can’ts
Since you turned five, have you ever been out in public and had someone ask your friend, family member, significant other etc. questions about you as if you weren’t there? “What’s her name?” “Does she like this or that?” “How does she do this or that?” “Where should I put her beverage?” I’m willing to … Continue reading Third-person Questioning; I’m standing right here👋🏼
Are you friends with, acquainted with, or dating a blind individual? Are you blind and hoping for some understanding? Are you open minded and want to learn about new things? Then this blog is for you. I was born blind. This fact is as much a part of me as the color of my … Continue reading The Journey Begins