i was wondering does stuttering turn off women, or do women look past that if they have alot of patience with the guy? In fact, I went out recently with a man who was at times so slow to form sentences I wondered if he wasn't working to control a stutter.
I found out that I was his first date after his separation 10 months ago so I figured he was probably nervous.
Did the guy at the library give a look of panicked discomfort after I openly stuttered?
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I was in my college boyfriend’s dorm room the first time I spoke openly about my stutter.
Though I had stuttered since learning to speak — my deficiencies with spoken language were so evident, my mother rushed me to the pediatrician before preschool even began — I was never comfortable confronting what everyone else could hear: the repetitions, the prolongations, the blocks that lasted so long it felt as though I was falling.
I’ve had close friends begin relationships with men seemingly (and suspiciously) perfect, only to learn much later that their boyfriends are privately debilitated by something. Because my disability isn’t something I can suppress or camouflage on first dates, I characterize myself as honestly as I can — and those who take the time to know me often follow suit.
A few months into dating my college boyfriend, I began introducing myself as person who stutters.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.I consider myself as a mild stuttering, i tend to stutter badly around ppl that i don't know well, or to strangers.Ultimately I wasn't interested in seeing him again, but that was because he was kind of a jerk.All things considered, a stutter would not bother me at all.By the time a new semester began and the class went around the room for introductions, I said, rather nervously, “Hi, I’m R-R-R-R-R-Rachel, and I have a s-s-s-s-stutter.