Dating a person with down syndrome
When they were finished they called me for a ride home.
Having Down syndrome didn’t stop these two from falling in love and enjoying each others company for the last 5 years.
Even if he tries to set expectations beforehand, the risk of her thinking there might be a chance, is not worth it. Please make sure to upvote well written unpopular/controversial opinions, and downvote badly written opinions OR popular opinions.
Imagine how you’d feel if you realized you were taken on a pity date, or worse still, you were to think something is wrong with you when there’s no second date. Please note that we are currently removing all political opinions as part of a trial period.
IMO, this is ultimately cruel, because of the risk of misunderstanding his intentions.
I'd go further and say that asking any disabled person to prom is a dick move if you're only doing it to make yourself look good.
The person isn't a prop, they're a human being.
Friday night they are going to a Halloween Dance with friends.
Some of their friends will go with dates and others won’t.