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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 14, 2017

3 Tips for a Perfect Valentine’s Day Date With Hearing Loss

Learn actionable tips so you can relax and actually enjoy a romantic, engaging, conversational Valentine's Day date with hearing loss.
February 2, 2017
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How does hearing loss affect dating and relationships?

We all know that having hearing loss can affect our ability to communicate, which may, in turn, affect our relationships. So, what happens when we wish to embark on a […]
February 1, 2017
Deaf and Dating

Deaf and Dating? 8 Tips for a Successful Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are not easy, and being in a long distance relationship with a deaf person can be even more challenging.  Good communication is key in a successful relationship. […]
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 […]
December 28, 2016
Hearing Loss Affected my Relationship

How my Hearing Loss Affected my Relationships and What I Learned

I noticed that my social connections began to change in many ways. Hearing loss affected my relationships!
November 2, 2016

8 Communication Tips to Strengthen Relationships

How can you continue to have good relationships, despite your hearing loss?
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 […]
April 24, 2014

Eyes And Ears: So Different?

Since I started spending so much time thinking about hearing loss and hearing technology, one of the things I’ve obviously been thinking about it social stigma related to hearing loss. […]
April 2, 2014
social hearing aid industry

Social media and the hearing aid industry

It’s been a year since I joined Phonak and the hearing aid industry as Social Media Manager/Strategist. Previously I worked for a young, cool, and fun watch brand that was […]