I had never had sex before my injury, because I was so young. But growing up with SCI was tough, and really affected my self-image, which really affected my dating life. I resented that I felt so excluded from dating. I had to start viewing myself as a...

Over time, you gradually become more comfortable with who you are. Now I always tell people, “Well this is what happened to me, this is what I can do, this is what I can’t.” Maybe I come across as a little less sensitive, because I forget that some people don’t have...