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Re: [IP] Re: Dating/Marriage and the pump


You may get Summer's ire up by attributing my statements to her.  =) I realize
there are exceptions to any rule and hopefully we all find them.

These kind of folks just aren't the vast majority in the potential spouse pool.


--- Judi <email @ redacted> wrote:
> ><Speaking as someone who's been there...  You're not going to meet a partner
> >in his their early 20s with the emotional fortitude to put up with
> > diabetes unless this potential partner also has diabetes.
> Summer, this isn't always true.  My son, age 23, has a wonderful
> girlfriend, also age 23,  who he has been with for almost 3 years.  She
> understands the disease and helps him through his highs and lows.  She
> went to his carb counting training to get his pump, went to his pump
> training, and helps him ever step of the way.  She helps him eat better
> and be better generally. She is definately a keeper!
> I have been married to a man for over 25 years.  We met in our early
> 20's and he's helped me every step of the way, through many reactions,
> hospitalizations, encouraging me to get a pump, and helping me when I
> need it.  They're out there, you just have to keep looking.
> Judi in MI
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> email @ redacted
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