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10 Dating Tips for People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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Dating doesn't have to be a disaster

by Tammy Worth

Dating can be difficult under the best circumstances. For the approximately 1 million people in the United States dealing with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, it can seem extra daunting.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be painful, unpleasant, and inconvenient at times (having to know the location of every bathroom is tedious at best). But it doesn't mean you should forgo dating altogether.

Following are 10 tips to help navigate the choppy waters of dating and aid in integrating a partner into your life.

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