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Gutsy Dating is an app specifically for people who have digestive health problems like celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease.The app was created by Phil Beesley, who has IBS and resides in the U. He told the website FODMAP Life that he first got the idea for the app three years ago, after talking with friends and hearing in IBS support groups how difficult it is to find a partner who understands your symptoms, and how difficult it can be to go on a date when you need to make frequent trips to the restroom or follow a strict diet.It's estimated that one in four people in the world will deal with a mental illness at some point in life.And although those disorders don't totally define us, they are still a huge part of our lives, often affecting the way we relate to other people.
And I know I need a partner who understands that dark side of me.
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I was married for nine years to someone struggling with depression and social anxiety. After all, I had spent most of my life managing my own depression, anxiety and anorexia. It takes an immense amount of patience and understanding to love someone through their down times, their body issues and the debilitating anxiety that simply doesn’t make any sense.
Anderson told the Chicago Tribune that he was inspired by his brother, Steve, who has cognitive disabilities and wasn’t having much success on dating apps.
Anderson built an app that anyone can use (in fact, 35 percent of Glimmer users say they don’t have a disability), but designed it with the knowledge that disclosing a disability on other dating sites can be difficult.