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4 Reasons to Invite Your Friend With a Chronic Illness, Even If You Think They'll Say No

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I am disabled and a wheelchair user. My mobility is limited by fatigue and pain and numerous other symptoms. But I still enjoy participating in life, doing things around the house, spending time with my loved ones, caring for my cats, and engaging in my hobbies.

The way that I do these things might differ from how able-bodied people usually think about them, and that’s OK. What’s not OK is when able-bodied people assume I don’t want to participate in certain things because I can’t do things the way they do them.

Sometimes people don’t want to make me feel bad for being disabled, so they avoid inviting me so I don’t have to bring up my limitations.

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