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.
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 […]
April 29, 2019
dating with hearing loss

Why dating in the hearing world is hard for deaf people

Dating in the hearing world isn’t easy. Valentine’s Day 2019 came and went. I celebrated with girlfriends. We pretended to be happy about our “singleness” while other friends were celebrating […]
February 14, 2019

Awkward dating moments that no one tells you about

The dating world can be scary, fun, awkward, adventurous, and nerve-racking, eliciting emotions that are new and unfamiliar.  The process of getting to know a partner can highlight your strengths as well […]
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! 
February 14, 2018
dating with hearing loss

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

Valentine’s Day is here and there is a lot to prepare for! Shop shelves have been filled with lurid pink and red stuffed toys, chocolates and candies since the Christmas […]
January 31, 2017
telling your date you have hearing loss

When should you tell your date you have hearing loss?

Relationships can be tricky at the best of times, but many of us find them most difficult in the early stages. Whether you’re quite comfortable talking to others about your […]
July 26, 2016

Top 5 date spots for couples with hearing loss

If your partner has hearing loss, it's important that when choosing somewhere to go on a date, each person is comfortable in the location.
April 12, 2016
dating with hearing loss

Ask Anna: My fiancé doesn’t understand my communication needs

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: I have 80% hearing loss in both ears. I speak and wear hearing aids. I am fluent […]
January 25, 2016

Dating with hearing loss: Date spots, cuddling and lip reading in the dark

I got inspiration for this blog post from Rikki Poynter’s video, ‘Dating While Deaf.’ For those who don’t know who Rikki is, she’s a deaf YouTuber, a massive Pikachu fan, […]
March 18, 2015

Dating with Hearing Loss: the Good, the Bad, and the Stories that Make You Say, “What?”

The audiologist will tell you many things when you get your first hearing aid. Keep it dry and don’t wear it with wet hair. Put it in a desiccating box, […]
September 8, 2014

Cuddling for Amateurs — Part 1

Like anybody, I had to learn how approach the objects of my budding desire. An awkward process, as most of you will recall. There was no manual on how to […]
January 3, 2013

Dating, Marriage & Hearing Loss.

Dating and marrying a man with profound hearing loss comes with its own set of challenges – and rewards.