Heroic examples include Daredevil, a crime-fighter who was rendered blind (from Marvel Comics), and the compassionate character Edward Scissorhands from the film of the same name.Disfigurement, whether caused by a benign or malignant condition, often leads to severe psychosocial problems such as negative body image; depression; difficulties in one's social, sexual, and professional lives; prejudice; and intolerance.I think Johnny Eck was one of the sexiest men who ever lived, and he had sacral agenesis -- not only no legs, but an underdeveloped lower spine and pelvis.He looked like he was lopped off at the waist and was only 22 inches tall.Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc.Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing... [qoute]I did not refer to my daughter or my niece as "children".Even when it's at it's worst he can't keep his paws off of me! Its terrible having such a disfiguring disgusting illness.... Dealing with this HS of course influenced how I perceived the world and other people too.I feel gross sometimes and he is so supportive and fantastic! I know it's hard to bring it up but I just put it out there before we were physical. I know in my experience it makes me feel like a leper....undeserving of normal physical contact from otherwise healthy and normal people. Randomly hooking up with people like I see other people doing my age is out of the question for me because I'm too self conscious about my body.
General societal attitudes towards disfigurement have varied greatly across cultures and over time, with cultures possessing strong social stigma against it often causing psychological distress to disfigured individuals.The topic has been frequently commented on and referred to in a great many forms of fictional media as well.Villainous examples include the iconic fiend The Joker from various DC Comics and the mysterious figure with a "red right hand" from the song of the same name by band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. I quoted your usage of the word "is every one picking on the crani-palegics.I did not refer to my daughter or my niece as "children". "paralized from the neck up." My previous soulmate (who died prematurely) had NF (neurofibromatosis) so She was both handicapped and Disfigured. But when the tumor reached her cranial area, she expired (after a relationship of 2 years).I came out of a really good relationship about two years ago now, I guess. I've come to a point where I accept this as a part of me now. But, I'm over this breakup and I find myself not wanting to be by myself anymore. That is what my body has become, and will become more so. I think there are still a lot of nurturing personalities in this world, out there, looking for love too.