Dating & Diagnosed With MS: Common Questions Answered

It’s no secret that living with multiple sclerosis (MS) can take a real toll on your daily living, in all aspects including your love life. Navigating the dating scene is already challenging enough and living with MS can make it even more complicated.

Young people in their 20s and 30s are often seeking out a partner and for those diagnosed with MS, the idea of dating may raise some concerns. If you’re concerned with how MS may interfere with your love life, keep reading to learn how others have approached dating.

Common Questions

How can I date when my MS is constantly intruding on my social life? When do I tell a new partner about my diagnosis? How will the disease impact my sex life? Will anyone even want to date me?

If this sounds like you, know that you’re not alone and the above questions are common. Julie Fiol, a registered nurse, licensed social worker, and director of MS information and