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They also said it's difficult to explain to someone the reasons why they are taking so many medications.
It's also difficult to disclose (depending on your disease) why at the last minute you can't go out on a date, or if you do go out on a date why you have to be seated close to a bathroom, or why you cannot eat certain foods.
P4L is one of the few sites that cater to people with a variety of ailments.
Although P4L began with only 11 categories, lonely hearts with an array of conditions lobbied aggressively for inclusion.
He had a colostomy bag, which made it difficult for him to date because he didn't know when was a good time talk about it.
Therefore, Ricky thought if his brother could use a website to meet someone that had the same disease, he wouldn't have to worry about disclosing anything. Back then, the website was in the developmental stage but he liked the idea.
The principle behind the site is that no matter the disorder, everyone with a special condition understands imperfection—and shares a need for love and acceptance.
The explosive success of online dating was followed by a proliferation of sites catering to people with HIV and STDs.
Those were followed by sites like Irritated Being Single.com, for people with irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease, and C Is for Cupid, catering to romance seekers affected by cancer.
"My members are signing up with obesity, diabetes deafness—some have five conditions," says Durham.
Most mainstream dating sites leave it up to members to decide whether to disclose medical issues.
She's divorced and beautiful, but she's also HIV-positive.