If you fall down the YouTube rabbit hole, you’ll find thousands of videos about dating, relationships and falling in love. But most of them are from the perspective of people who are sighted. What’s it like to date if you’re blind or have sight loss? Check out these videos from some of our favourite blind YouTubers to find out…
Lucy Edwards’s dinner date tips
In this video from YouTuber Lucy Edwards, we get a few tips for going on a dinner date if you’re blind…
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Samivaya JD’s online dating experiences
In this video, YouTuber Samivaya JD talks about his experiences online dating as a person with an invisible disability…
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Molly Burke’s first date
In this video, YouTuber and motivational speaker Molly Burke tells the story of her first real date…
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James Rath’s relationship
In this video, James Rath and his girlfriend talk about what it’s like to be in a relationship where one partner is sighted and other has sight loss.
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How Cayla with a C met her husband
In this video, Cayla talks about dating with sight loss and how she met her husband.
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Read more articles from the February, 2019 issue of Insight:
Fall in love with YOU
Blind dating in a digital world
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