Is it selfish to date while ill?

Someone (who has a much more serious chronic illness than I do) recently asked me if it were selfish of her to want to get married or even just date. Her rationale was that she is sick a lot which would not make her as good a partner or future parent. She might even have a shortened lifespan because of it.

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‘Nice’ vs ‘interested’

While I was in school, I was just a nice person in general. I felt it was important to treat everyone with kindness and respect and I smiled a lot. This aspect of my personality, however, turned into a bit of a problem when I began to garner unwanted attention. Continue reading