How important is being hearing or deaf to you. I am hearing, the love of my life is deaf, but our hearts can t tell so we re doing just great. - Visitor married for 10 years to a man who is deaf dating deaf look woman. - AQUABLUE1966 Deaf-Hearing relationships can be successful. - SOFTSUMMER37 Why do deaf marry hearing people. promised before we were married to learn signs but after we married, that was the end of his learning signs because it is easier for him to talk dating deaf look woman. She does get irritated with me when I don t understand something right away.
sign with your friend, if your family ask you what you just talk with your friend, tell them none of their business. Many deaf people predicted our marriage fail because he is hearing and I am deaf. surprised at the amount of resentment and anger towards hearing spouses. But when we get in groups (around hearing people)-I am ALWAYS leave out of the discussion. In my opinion, if a hearing partner refuses to learn sign for their deaf partner, then they have a problem that is bigger than differing languages. I have him repeat himself when necessary. They will learn when they get frustrated enough without communication.
I had to educate myself in basic speech while I was growing up and he didnt. Although most deaf people marry other deaf people, many have relationships with hearing people. sadly, we are divorced now so keep up with him and teach him.. communication is the key and i often felt i was the only one trying in the relationship to really communicate. his strong French accent made things more difficult. - Visitor He uses signs little and fingerspell little too. I told him that I will pay for that and went to the lawyer.