For example, I won't be as likely to get into a relationship of dependency on a sighted person if I have access to readers, have good Braille and cane travel skills, and know the city bus schedule like the back of my hand.

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She said he 'wasn't as hot' in 'The Karate Kid.' In person, she recognized so much just by listening.

She would say hi to me in the hallway just by hearing me walk, and also frequently commented about the way boys carried themselves.

I remember showing 'The Outsiders' one day, and her swooning over Ralph Macchio's Johnny.

She not only liked the tone of his voice, but also recognized the character in it and noted the accent.

There are many reasons why people enter into relationships with others, and we as blind students are just as likely to enter into relationships for the wrong reasons.

However, we can make this less likely by possessing self-confidence and good blindness skills.

In other words, as in any relationship, you have to be happy with yourself before you can make another person happy.

The better your blindness skills, the less your blindness becomes an issue in any relationship.

Other times, I thought it would be easier to date a sighted person, someone who could alleviate some of the challenges that go along with blindness.