June 8, 2020
family history of hearing loss

What my father’s hearing loss has taught me

Hearing loss was something we never really talked about in my family, other than mentioning that I should wear my hearing aids. My father put on his hearing aids like […]
March 30, 2020
negotiate with your hearing partner

Why it’s important to negotiate with your hearing partner

Are you someone with hearing loss and in a “mixed marriage” with a full hearing partner or spouse? As we all know, learning how to communicate successfully through interpersonal challenges […]
February 14, 2020
tips for dating a deaf person

7 tips for dating with hearing loss

If you're dating someone with hearing loss for the first time, there can be hurdles. I've compiled a brief list of tips for dating a deaf person.
December 16, 2019

Does your spouse wear a cochlear implant? Here’s how to support them

From dating to marriage to parenthood, David and Heather Cluff share their perspectives on how to best support your spouse with a cochlear implant.
September 25, 2019
being intimate with hearing loss

Are hearing aids sexy? The truth of being intimate with hearing loss

Intimacy can be a sensitive subject to talk about for anyone, and being intimate while wearing hearing aids can bring about another level of challenges! As someone who has lived […]
September 9, 2019
living with someone with hearing loss

3 things to know about living with someone with hearing loss

I took a big step in my life. I moved in with my partner. As someone with hearing loss, not only did my partner and I have to learn to […]
June 4, 2019
dating tips for those new to hearing loss

Dating Tips for Those New to Hearing Loss

Being single and hard of hearing is not funny, unless you happen to be a sitcom writer. If you happen to find yourself alone and you’re over 50, it can […]
May 14, 2019
things to know about living with hearing loss

5 things I wish hearing people would know

Natalie, a teenager with hearing loss, shares a few things she experiences on a regular basis, and what she wishes hearing people would know about living with hearing loss.
May 3, 2019

How I explain my hearing loss to friends and family

April 29, 2019
dating with hearing loss

Why dating in the hearing world is hard for deaf people

April 15, 2019
hard of hearing siblings

What it is like growing up with hard of hearing siblings

February 14, 2019

Awkward dating moments that no one tells you about

January 25, 2019
open about my hearing loss

Losing My Sister Helped Me be Open About My Hearing Loss

November 1, 2018

When bullying isn’t just a teenage problem

October 30, 2018
challenges as a deaf couple

8 challenges of being a deaf couple, and how to overcome them

Dating another person who has hearing loss can have its challenges, but don't fret - there are ways to overcome them! 
September 8, 2018
reactions to hearing loss

How my friends reacted when they found out about my hearing loss

July 30, 2018
reactions to hearing loss

How my friends reacted to my hearing loss

June 11, 2018
social outings with hearing loss

5 tips to prepare for social outings with hearing loss

February 14, 2018
dating with hearing loss

The do’s and don’ts of dating with hearing loss

January 19, 2018
self advocacy for deaf and hard of hearing people

Is it okay to speak for my deaf or hard of hearing friend?