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An App Aims To Help People With Disabilities Find Friendship And Love

Dating can be tough for many people, but for adults with disabilities, research shows finding love can be especially difficult.
Posted at 2:24 PM, Aug 16, 2017

Today's dating scene can be emotionally exhausting and puts a premium on physical attraction. However, people with disabilities can have an especially difficult time finding a relationship. 

The New York Times says those with disabilities have a lower rate of marriage compared to the general population. They also fight the misconception that disabilities hamper sexuality and interest in seeking a partner. 

But dating sites and organizations are trying to help the disability community find friendship and love, like Glimmer, which hopes to stand out from the typical dating app.

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