Dating sites for the hearing impared
It's hard enough finding a mate through the usual channels.When you stop to think that many of those channels aren't good places to meet hearing impaired people (e.g. My advice to the hearing impaired (or visually impaired, or others, for that matter) is to be extra outgoing.I am a profoundly deaf oralist and have been since birth.
Web site developer Christiaan Marais wasn’t considering a new career when he started “He was trying to get back into the dating scene,” Marais said.After a (long) while being single, I decided I would try the internet dating thing a try.A number of my (hearing) friends have had great success with them. The rest continued talking for a while, but then either tailed off or ‘met someone else’. I made it clear that I was deaf, but iterated that I did not need to bring an interpreter to any dates because I speak. I had one woman email me saying that she understood about being deaf and dating as she had a kid! I even had a terp emailing me telling me that I was really brave for going on a hearing dating site! Yes, you may get fewer responses, but in the long run it is far less hurtful.Deaf Match is the older of the two sites, but not by much; it launched in 2001.There are a number of options within Deaf Passions to help connect members, including the following: Deaf & HOH ‘Groups’ allow members to find others who share very specific interests / similarities.
Chat options include text chat, audio chat & webcam chat.*Deaf Passions is one site within the Passions Network network of 260 niche online dating social networking sites.