Start Deaf singles dating site in usa

Deaf singles dating site in usa

There's nothing new about the Internet being a connection tool for geographically disconnected niches.

It’s not an unexplored problem: A quick web search reveals there’s quite an extensive literature extant on the phenomenon.

Founder Paul Haines says the site has nearly 4,000 members, including about 1,000 who pay $20 a month to be “deluxe” members.

Already, he said, three couples credit Deaf Match International with their weddings.

According to a report from Action on Hearing Loss, people with hearing loss are more likely to experience emotional distress and loneliness.

They are also at double the risk of developing depression.

The Refinery29 article profiles a deaf woman named Louise.

She has bilateral sensorineurlal hearing loss of a severe-to-profound nature, which means she relies heavily on both hearing aids and lip reading.

They ‘helped me pick up on ASL and really learn how to move my hands, arms, body and face.’ Eventually her then-boyfriend’s younger sister gave her a name-sign, which was a big deal.