Zillwood's co-stars are some men and women with dwarfism, a man with Aspergers Syndrome and one with Aperts Syndrome, which causes contortion of the face.
He knows why some women would be uncomfortable on dates with him: "In the back of my mind, I am always worrying that the Tourette's is going to draw attention to me, and therefore to my date, which will make her feel really awkward because the whole room will be staring at her.
- that would be a bit ....dictatorish wouldnt it ........ I have a son who tics, especially out in public as he's uncomfortable in crowded places.We actually think its quite funny and joke about it a lot rather than stress about it.Nearby waiters and customers would look over, thinking that Friel’s whistles and vocal tics were meant for them.His date graciously tried to ignore them, but Friel repeatedly apologized and looked visibly embarrassed as he tried to laugh off his tics. He is reportedly finishing his degree, training for a marathon and co-hosting the Men Talk Health, a podcast where he and his co-host discuss mental health issues.He was paired up with a super cute guy named Kai.“[Kai] didn’t bad an eyelid,” Damien says. It just shows for people’s characters.”Watch it all unfold below:.
Brent Zillwood, 22, is one of the subjects of the new Channel 4 English documentary "The Undateables," an honest look at what it's like to date with a disability — something 70 percent of England wouldn't even consider, according to a recent survey (via Daily Mail).
Friel also has depression, anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
While he has considered that some men might find his disability endearing, he says he wouldn’t feel comfortable being with anyone who fetishized it.
Going out with me is like going on a date with a live grenade and hoping that it doesn't go off.
I hate the awkward silences because that is when the Tourette's really wants to come out.
Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc. My ex would only make noises if he became very stressed but he did have a tic and would twitch quite often...