I was born with under developed lymph system and that has resulted in the swelling of both of my feet and legs and it causes pain.
Being a woman at that age with this condition has made my dating life sooo difficult. My friends of the same age are either married or in a stable relationships. Hi, Maybe you can meet people with the same condition as you, this way you won't feel like your the one who is different.
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My boyfriend broke up with me 2 years ago because of my condition and have not dated ever since. Spending time with people with the same condition may also help you and you can help them.