But having psoriasis doesnt have to prevent you from finding your happily ever afterand in some ways, it might even help.How to break the news Unlike sexually transmitted diseases, psoriasis is not contagious.If you do locate such meetings, you can start visiting them, and meet other people with the same condition.
But as with STDs, most people want to explain psoriasis to people they're dating so that they're prepared when they see it and understand they can't catch it.
That's tricky, because you may fear that telling the truth is a one-way ticket to rejection.
Try explaining your condition to someone else - It's difficult to do even when not in private area.
I didn't dare get into a serious clinch as the bumps on my body would give it away.
5 Ways to Handle Stigma How to educate others and live with dignity Read more More about living with psoriasis At least that's the way Victoria Gardner Nye, 35, from Cambridge, Mass., sees it.