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RA-friendly versus RA-unfriendly dates: (Also known as - the deciding moment where we choose to accept a second date or crawl through the restaurant bathroom window to freedom.)   by RA Dater   Dear Reader If you’ve read my earlier blogs and/or have RA, you know how challenging it can be to broach the subject of [...]

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[RA & Dating] My 2012 Dating Resolutions

My 2012 Dating Resolutions by RA Dater Dear Reader   In the spirit of “Better Late Than Never!” I present my 2012 dating resolutions: I will not introduce the fact that I have RA in an essay-length sentence. As in: I-have-rheumatoid-arthritis-it’s-not-like-regular-arthritis-it’s-an-autoimmune-disease-affects-every-joint-and-organ-in-body-no cause-no cure. It exhausts me to get that sentence out, and is usually met with [...]

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How Rheumatoid Arthritis can be affecting the intimacy in your relationship by RA Chicks

How Rheumatoid Arthritis can be affecting the intimacy in your relationship by Niki Wyre *Note: This blog contains information and discussion that is meant for adults.* One thing we often miss discussing when we are talking about Rheumatoid Arthritis and other Autoimmune Arthritis conditions is how much of an impact it has on our daily [...]

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[RA & Dating] Tis the Season

‘Tis the season... direct deposited intoyourself struggling by RA Dater   Ah, yes – the holidays are upon us. As we fight our way through tinsel, trees, family guests and shopping, do we have enough energy left to date? How does a single woman with RA date - or even survive - in the holiday season? [...]

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Dating with Rheumatoid Arthritis by RA Dater   Each day is a supreme challenge for those of us with RA...shall we add dating on top of that? It can be brutal – and remember that stress is our kryptonite. I’ve been divorced for almost a year, diagnosed with RA for almost two years – and [...]

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  Dating with RA: Welcome to my nightmare by RA Dater Dear Reader, Welcoming to my online section on what it is like to date with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Who am I and how am I qualified to talk to you about this? Here is a little bit about me: I was diagnosed while still married [...]

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