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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When chronic illness turns you into a bit of a jerk

Most singletons will agree with me that a lot of us tend to become self-centered during our single years. If we don’t have children or family to care for we are the center of our own universe. It’s appallingly simple to fall into that particular habit. Continue reading