If Valentine’s Day saw you alone this year, wishing that you had someone to shower with overpriced chocolates and large teddy bears, then perhaps it is time to explore online dating.
With the online dating industry now worth billions, the market has expanded rapidly to try and meet the needs of everyone who is looking for love.
From uniform dating, to websites that cater specifically for tall people, or those with a gluten intolerance, there really is a site out there for everyone.
So what do websites that are aimed specifically at disabled people offer, and who is using them?
Designed for use by disabled people only, the site tries to create an inclusive atmosphere in which people feel safe to express themselves.It’s free to register and its users can share stories and meet like-minded individuals, making the site as much a social network as it is a dating site.Established in 2002, Whispers4u connects disabled people from all around the world, with users in countries such as the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and many European countries.The site also reports on many of the success stories of its users, with pages dedicated to couples who have found love and even got married after initially meeting on the website.Disabled Passions is a dating site and a social networking facility for disabled singles.