I’m noticing there are more hearing people dating deaf people largely because they are learning ASL and think we’re cool people. You need to know ASL (duh) and be darned good at it or have a passion for it. ” anymore and able to talk with our Deaf friends at ease without looking at us for help. If you don’t know what’s that sign or what we’re talking about, ask. Deaf people — at least in my case — who live outside of the Deaf culture feel insecure when it comes to the dating game.Although it’s wrong to dislike someone just because of a difference, it’s human nature. Romance about returning to the dating pool: I want to tell you a short story about myself. It’s hard for me to fit in, because this society doesn’t understand about us very well.Many people outside the deaf community don’t realize that hearing ability is on a spectrum in the deaf community, and that folks who are deaf don’t all use the same forms of communication.Asking out a deaf person on a date involves finding the best way to talk to your crush, and also being respectful of their deafness and their identity.
We the deaf people who love hearing people and want to prove them that we can be like they are and enjoy dating.Now I am ready to date and trying to meet men on line, and chatting with them seems to go well; but as soon as I let them know that I am deaf they have stopped talking to me as if I had leprosy or something.Its hard to meet men who aren’t scared of deaf people; the ones I meet seem not willing to try to be patient or to know me better. You don’t find yourself saying “what’s that sign or what did s/he just say?
If it becomes annoying, you should have second thoughts about dating one. If you happen to know or meet a hearing friend who knows ASL, talk in ASL. To meet a hearing man who understands deaf people, why not go to classes in American Sign for the hearing?