Growing up, Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh did not know of any disabled people who went on dates.
Neither did she see people with disabilities portrayed as being in relationships on television or in the movies.
Disabled people interviewed by The Sunday Times - those who are single as well as those who are in relationships - say physical limitations, a lack of confidence and societal expectations can be obstacles to dating, though they can sometimes be overcome.
Stephen remembers vividly the first time he saw Marietta.
He was late for a dinner party one stormy evening in February.
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That’s when he saw a detail that stopped him in his tracks: Marietta was in a wheelchair.