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Eleven more categories were added four weeks ago: arthritis, burn victims, epilepsy, HPV, little people, lupus, multiple sclerosis, paraplegia, Parkinson's disease, quadriplegia and transplant patients.
The principle behind the site is that no matter the disorder, everyone with a special condition understands imperfection—and shares a need for love and acceptance.
"My members are signing up with obesity, diabetes deafness—some have five conditions," says Durham.
Most mainstream dating sites leave it up to members to decide whether to disclose medical issues.
It's cool I met someone that has the same thing, but that's not what we talk about." Indeed, having a diagnosis doesn't make people less romantic—or less choosy. Rickard, a recovering alcoholic with bipolar disorder who is on six antidepressants and tranquilizers, says he prefers to date women who have red hair.
"I'm very picky in spite of my disability," he says.
Ideally, everyone would be understanding of other’s health challenges, but sadly some people aren’t.
P4L is one of the few sites that cater to people with a variety of ailments.
Although P4L began with only 11 categories, lonely hearts with an array of conditions lobbied aggressively for inclusion.
I have been contacted by numerous people thanking me for starting a site like this.
They have told me that whenever they tell someone about their illness the person will eventually stop dating them.