Dating with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cheryl Alkon Dating can feel daunting when you live with diabetes. Hear about dating from others with diabetes, and learn what you can do to prepare for dates. My now-husband David and I met at a friend’s birthday party where there was bowling and a […]

When a Child’s Type 1 Diabetes Takes a Toll on Couple’s Relationship

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Bonnie O’Neil “You have to fly home now!” was all I could say before bursting into uncontrollable sobs. “Austin has diabetes.” My worst nightmare had come true — my 5-year-old son was just diagnosed with the same disease that claimed my brother’s life […]

How to Speak Your Partner’s Love Language

You’ve probably heard of the five love languages before. They are based on Dr. Gary Chapman’s 1992 seminal book, “The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.” The book outlines five of the best ways people can effectively communicate and bond with their mates for better relationships. Chapman argues that all […]