Yes, I had hit the jackpot

Dating a guy with epilepsy

Be alcohol aware - some people with epilepsy find alcohol can make their seizures worse, so try to encourage activities to do with your partner which don't involve alcohol. The more comfortable you feel about it, the more comfortable they will feel. The crowd was no longer propping me up.

Make sure you notice if this happens so you can remind them. She is in a relationship and lives in a shared student house. If they have had epilepsy for a while, chances are they'll take their medication like clockwork. When the music stopped and everyone drifted back to their tables, I melted down to the floor. It turned out that one of his best friends since second grade had epilepsy.

Everybody sat in a circle and smoked dope. Know what works best for them so you can support them and make sure you keep an eye on them in case they have another seizure. He was interested at this point. It was only when he saw her have a seizure for the first time that the message really sank in. Seizures when sleeping Not everyone who has fallen in love with someone who has epilepsy has the same initially cautious response seen in the quotes above.

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Mostly I just got questions as to what epilepsy was, and what they could do to help me. You have to put yourself out there and be open to meeting new people. So, they decided to just sit it out until they figured out a plan. Then you throw Epilepsy into the mix. Do not give them anything to drink and do not leave them on their own.

For Tim, who's wife is an epileptic, receiving this information was no big deal at all. Be seizure aware - if they have regular seizures know what happens to them in a seizure and how long they usually last. If you know what is normal for them, this will help you to identify quickly what is happening and how you can best help them.

Needless to say, that was my last date with Ricky. So yeah he's been really good with it. If your partner tells you what their symptoms of a normal seizure are and they start to experience them you need to know what to do next. Never let them swim alone- If you're on holiday and there's a pool at your resort, stay close by while they're in the water.

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Know what type of seizure to expect- They may have a tonic-clonic seizure, when they lose consciousness and fall to the floor, or they may start to act confused. We are all human though and there are times however when any of us can forget to take our meds. My current boyfriend is very supportive about my epilepsy. The first time I was in his apartment, I had a flaming seizure.

Of course, in my infinite wisdom, I would never tell my dates that I had epilepsy. No, you know, you know, I don't want you to see me I was looking I was looking like rubbish. If the guy or gal is a compassionate person, they will understand.

Unfortunately it was the disco era. Keep an eye on them when they're swimming Be epilepsy aware - People with epilepsy may not feel comfortable revealing details about their condition on the first date.