What we at Outsiders have always suggested is finding ways to mention your impairments in a nice, friendly (maybe funny) style, which doesn’t sound off-putting. The real way forward is to work on self acceptance to gain confidence, While your impairments represent pain, embarrassment and disappointment, they will make you feel bad about yourself.
Your body is an integrated as part of your personal identity which you need to carry with pride and enjoyment.
Few say they want someone to climb Everest with them.
Usually, they want respect, appreciation, someone to listen, but overall the best aphrodisiac is laughter.
This was the first time Jessica heard the word 'ostomy', as the doctor explained that she would have an artificial opening in her organs after the procedure.