MS is a tough and trying condition, only made more difficult by the social issues that accompany the medical and emotional ones. There can be a social stigmatism about MS due to ignorance, where people do not understand or appreciate the invisible and painful effects of the condition. MS may also restrict a person’s ability to interact socially as immobility and fatigue can draw patients out of the workforce and limit their time away from home.
To tell you the truth, I have never really thought about this question before. I am one to assume that if you get to the door first you should hold it open for all others. I am an equal opportunity door opener. I have held doors for big burly men, elderly ladies with cute little hats, small squealing children, and also people who carry…