Disease dating website
The explosive success of online dating was followed by a proliferation of sites catering to people with HIV and STDs.
Those were followed by sites like Irritated Being Single.com, for people with irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease, and C Is for Cupid, catering to romance seekers affected by cancer.
The creator started the website after dealing with the physical and emotional toll from psoriasis herself.
Her goal was to create a comfortable place for those with psoriasis to have the option to choose someone who would understand and could relate to their struggle.
Nowadays, it is very popular among the persons infected with STDs. And it's not surprising if you look at the statistic data.
According to National Coalition of STD Directors 1 out of 4 people in the United States will contract a sexually transmitted disease by the time they reach adulthood.
In the UK there was a two per cent rise in new cases from 2010-2011, according to the Health Protection Agency's latest statistics.
More than 100,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with genital herpes or HPV every year.‘These sites can make people think 'now I am a leper I need to find a leper to date',’ says HVA (Herpes Viruses Association) director Marian Nicholson.
If we could travel back in time and ask the first person we saw what he/she thought about std online dating we would not get a reply. Some STDs, such as hepatitis B or HIV infection, are also transmitted through blood-to-blood contact. Genital Herpes, HPV, Hepatitis, and HIV infection (AIDS), most STDs can be cured relatively easily if diagnosed in time. there are no symptoms to tell you that anything is wrong.Although everyone’s thoughts on the issue is different, there are a few sites that are solely dedicated to those with chronic conditions, including psoriasis: The dating site Prescription 4 Love has over 30 different diseases they feature on the website, including skin diseases.According to the website’s mission page, the creator Ricky Durham started the website in honor of his brother who had Crohn’s Disease, an inflammatory disease that affects the intestines.Eleven more categories were added four weeks ago: arthritis, burn victims, epilepsy, HPV, little people, lupus, multiple sclerosis, paraplegia, Parkinson's disease, quadriplegia and transplant patients.The principle behind the site is that no matter the disorder, everyone with a special condition understands imperfection—and shares a need for love and acceptance.