Teach your partner about psoriasis. Experts and people with psoriasis agree that telling someone before the relationship is about to get physical works best so its not a surprise and doesnt bring the fun to a halt. Find your own approach Krolikowski prefers to tell potential boyfriends in a confident and direct manner. Share it with someone you care about. Did you know The Mighty has an app? Join Us Log In. Want the best Mighty stories emailed to you?
Like Lemonayde, you can choose to share your health condition on your profile or not, and you can search for friends or romantic partners by condition.
A Guide to Dating With Psoriasis
How to break the news Unlike sexually transmitted diseasespsoriasis is not contagious. If you are dating someone who values you for who you are, instead of what you look like, this should not be deal-breaker, Nelligan adds. Like Lemonayde, you can choose to share your health condition on your profile or not, and you can search for friends or romantic partners by condition. Erin Migdol is The Mighty's senior editor. With a few printouts from a reputable website in hand to corroborate my explanation of HS and the accompanying symptoms, I started out by emphasizing that my skin condition is not at all contagious.