I decided to edit my list to just gluten and dairy, and he chose a Mexican restaurant.
At dinner, it was apparent that we liked each other.
Certain situations also increase the risk of aggression, such as drinking, insults and other provocations and environmental factors like heat and overcrowding.
Although I prefer the term “Lifelong Disorganization“, the established industry terms are “chronic disorganization” and “challenging disorganization” this is not intended to imply a medical condition, nor an “incurable” condition.
After we ordered, he asked me politely about the reason for my dietary restrictions, and instead of evading the question with a vague reference to "health issues," I told him that I have Lyme disease and have been seriously ill for the last three-plus years.
As I told him about it, I watched the expression on his face shift to one of interest—interest .
The intention of the terms are to distinguish an “ongoing pattern of disorganization” from the “short term situational disorganization” and clutter that is the normal result of grief, illness, having children, and other life events, transitions, and changes.
That said, it is quite common for what as “stituational disorganization” to evolve into “chronic” or “challenging disorganization.” ______________________________________ When life throws you a curveball, most of us tend to accumulate clutter and become rather disorganized for a while. We become ill, a family member becomes ill, we are assigned a project at work that requires a lot of travel, or has a ridiculous deadline. We move, get married, have kids, or start a new job.Despite these personal epiphanies, I find I have a blind spot in regards to the dating world.During the first two years of my illness I dated a close friend.Over the past five years, several sitessuch as Prescription4love.com, Nolongerlonely.com, and Cisforcupid.comhave launched to serve the needs of people with conditions ranging from bipolar disorder to Crohn's disease.Together these sites now boast tens of thousands of members.In that moment, I got the meaning of vulnerability, which before had just sounded a bit like a buzzword popularized by Brené Brown's TED talk, "The Power of Vulnerability." Vulnerability meant sharing with the other person the was what made him connect to me, because in that moment I became real.