Dating site for the blind
Tinder's vice president of global communications branding, Rosette Pambakian, declined to comment for this article, saying she didn't think it "makes sense" to include Tinder in a story about visually impaired daters.
Rumours circulated in 2015 that Tinder may incorporate video features in people's profiles, which could help blind daters, but the idea hasn't come to life yet.
Some prefer to date others who are blind, while others prefer to date people who are sighted.
There are plenty of couples who are blind and have loving, complete relationships, Jolliff says.
don't paw all over me, but there is a way you can let me know that you want to move things further than friends, so just make that move.
I will let you know if I don't want it."Jolliff does prefer to date sighted people, she says, another contentious question in the blindness community.
Her world isn't pitch-black, but weak muscles keep Jolliff's eyes mostly shut.
Telling a potential date too early risks scaring them away before they understand the nuances of the disability.soundtrack, loves karaoke and can make almost anyone laugh.But Jolliff leaves out one detail that is part of her daily life: She's blind."It's usually in between our initial contact and our first date that I tell them," Jolliff says.She'll arrive at the restaurant early to orient herself with where the door handle to the restaurant is located or what the layout of her table is like - small things to keep her date from thinking she is incompetent or needy."I have heard from people that they don't want to take care of us, and I am like, 'Oh, hell no, that is not me at all. She's had dates where, despite great conversation, men have told her she never gave them any indication that she wanted something more.But since Jolliff can't read a date's body language, she tells her dates that they have to make the first move."I tell them...