The world largest disabled dating site
I am not 'the life of the party' nor will I ever be, because I detest large social gatherings.
Recently however, I decided that I needed to broaden my small social circle.
For better or worse, online dating is all about putting on an act.
You hand-pick your photos and traits to balance what best represents you and how you want to present yourself to the Tinder-verse.
I get a fair amount of messages, but they mysteriously stop when I say I use a wheelchair.
I'm wondering if you think I should be upfront on my profile by mentioning my disability and if there is other advice you think I should consider?
The app immediately gives you the option to select and display your disability, something other apps have neglected.
People put on clothes that highlight their strengths and not their flaws, engage in conversation that shows off their ability to communicate or highlight their intelligence.Sitting in a wheelchair doesn't necessarily scream 'tall, dark and handsome' does it?I am not a very social person, so I tend to rely on my conversational skills to make friends, finding common ground in politics, music, movies or television shows.The process of dating itself is generally highly choreographed so that each person can demonstrate their assets and not their flaws.
But what if, like me, your most characteristic trait is the thing that discourages people from dating you in the first place?
"Glimmer was designed to promote transparency between users and be welcoming to all people."Buzz Feed reports that the app, currently available for both Android and i Phone, was launched in January 2017 by Geoffrey Anderson.