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Jack – What about sex and dating?

Jack – What about sex and dating?

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I remember watching a videotape when I was a patient at the Rehabilitation Institute that a young woman on the videotape was complaining that nobody would approach her because her wheelchair was a barrier between her and the rest of the world.  ... Show More

I remember watching a videotape when I was a patient at the Rehabilitation Institute that a young woman on the videotape was complaining that nobody would approach her because her wheelchair was a barrier between her and the rest of the world.  And, the more I watched her, I realized that the barrier was her attitude; she was afraid of the rest of the world, and she put the barrier up, and so therefore, people didn’t cross that barrier.  The trick is understanding that not that much has changed if you have a spinal-cord injury, and that might sound like a crazy thing to say, but it’s true.

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Jack – What about sex and dating?

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Injured in 1974 at age 26, paraplegic
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I remember watching a videotape when I was a patient at the Rehabilitation Institute that a young woman on the videotape was complaining that nobody would approach her because her wheelchair was a barrier between her and the rest of the world.  And, the more I watched her, I realized that the barrier was her attitude; she was afraid of the rest of the world, and she put the barrier up, and so therefore, people didn’t cross that barrier.  The trick is understanding that not that much has changed if you have a spinal-cord injury, and that might sound like a crazy thing to say, but it’s true.

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