Relationships

Drawings of different people with spinal cord injury surround the words "Busting myths about sex & dating after spinal cord injury"

Busting myths about sex and dating after spinal cord injury

We asked some of the staff here at Back Up to address some common myths ...

Anna (left) having lunch with her husband and young daughter

Anna’s story: Learning from others

Anna has a busy life. She is a motivational speaker, does youth work for the ...

Photo of Mike and his son and wife enjoying family life at Back Up Fest

Mike’s story: Getting our family life back

In 2015, Mike’s wife, Natalie, underwent emergency surgery due to compression of her spinal cord, ...

Mirka with her partner Martin at her birthday party

Mirka’s story: Becoming a partner mentor

Mirka’s partner, Martin, was involved in a road traffic accident in 2014. Martin was cycling ...

Michelle with her partner and family

Michelle’s story: Overcoming challenges with sex

In 1996, Michelle was involved in a motorbike accident which caused her spinal cord injury ...

Tom and Ellen at their wedding

Tom & Ellen’s story: Working life out together

Tom and Ellen met at a music festival in Switzerland in 2004 and began dating ...