Skipping alcohol, caffeine, carbonation, citrus juices, and acidic foods can help decrease the urge to go, and help you get through social situations without having to use the bathroom too much. If you are out on a date, be smart about your fluid intake.
If you are seeing a movie for example, stop drinking water an hour or so before so you can make it through without too many trips to the restroom.
Intimacy is complicated enough without the additional layer of dealing with a life challenge, especially when that challenge is something as easily stigmatized and misunderstood as incontinence.
Luckily, the Internet age has once again come to the rescue!
We have had numerous calls and inquiries about the issue of dating while dealing with incontinence.
Helpful and timely information and resources across a range of the most sought after issues confronting each of us as caregivers. The following are some tips to keep urinary incontinence from messing with your romantic relationships, and allow you to gain the confidence you need to socialize regularly: Tip one: Skip the triggers.But don’t let yourself get dehydrated, this will lead to more frequent urges, as the concentrated urine can irritate the bladder lining. When on a date, planning smart can help relieve anxiety.For example, pre-buy movie (or concert or whatever) tickets at the end of the row, nearest the exit so that if you need to go, you can make it to the restroom in time. Also having a backup outfit, or extra absorbent products can always make life easier should you leak.Need some convincing that internet dating might be a viable option for you?Read on: Here’s where the news gets really good: a few smarties out there have decided to capitalize on the fact that America’s largest minority is people with disabilities.