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friendships

kennykenny Posts: 77Member Courageous
How do other disabled people make friendships, do they find it easy?

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  • Annabelandalex09Annabelandalex09 Posts: 4Member
    I found it easy when I was in my 20's but as iv got older I found it difficult.  Do you have difficulty making friendships?  
  • kennykenny Posts: 77Member Courageous
    Proper friendships, that non disabled have, do not seem to happen. I have lots of people I know, but people move on and disabled people do not move on in the same way.I feel left behind sometimes
  • basiclee08basiclee08 Posts: 71Member Courageous
    I found it OK What I have done is joined groups at my local leisure centre were I can do things and after have coffee and chat with classmates and made some good friends. I found if people see you taking first step they don't look at me as disabled just one of the group. 
  • DorritDorrit Posts: 2Member Listener
    I have developed 'invisible' disability a disease of the brain and any friends I did have, trailed away as when I did not go out Drinking' anymore I was deemed stand offish, new able people also do not see the restrictions I have.
    Are there any social groups online or meets. Also does anyone know of transport options as buses and standard taxis difficult. We may be disabled but we are capable of being sociable.
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