#WeSwipedRight: How I Met My Husband on Tinder

By Carlie Widner I’ve never been one to ask for help. I didn’t want to be on a dating app. I felt like using a dating app was “asking for help” so I put it off for a long time. I was more of a “traditional dater” and “non-traditional” dating just didn’t feel right. My […]

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 […]

On Falling in Love and Climbing Mountains with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Siobhan Casey The Catalyst “What if you got ill, what would you do then? Who would you call? How would you get home? Why don’t you start with a smaller trip?” While my counselor posed reasonable questions, my answers convinced me, after twelve years […]

A Relationship with Someone with Diabetes Can Be a Special Challenge

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission.We all know relationships are hard. We all know that living with diabetes is hard. So being in a relationship with someone with diabetes can be a special challenge! Back in the 90s, Gary Chapman wrote a pretty great book on relationships and communication called […]