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My life in sex: the 60-year-old with ME

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andy, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jun/22/my-life-in-sex-the-60-year-old-with-me

    ME is explicitly (ha, pun unintended) mentioned only twice, in the title and in the quoted text above, and that's it - other than that the author just discusses her physical limitations.
     
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    oh dear the Guardian just :banghead:
     
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    To be honest, I took the article as a good sign (in regards to ME). The fact that it features in the headline, but there is no mention of "disputed illness" or "psychological" or any of the usual rubbish that accompanies mention of ME - the article just assumes that everybody reading it is happy to accept that it's a condition that brings certain physical limitations with it. Apart from being in the headline, ME is given the same status as arthritis in the article, it's nice to see it normalised like that.
     
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    fair point @Andy I was just coming at it from the hardly any coverage in the Guardian other than the stories area and not anywhere near the real issues
     
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