Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 2

“She Thought I Was Cheating on Her.”

Trying to hide Crohn’s disease from a partner is impossible, say those who’ve been there. But honesty just might bring you true intimacy.

Dating someone who also has a chronic condition can make things a lot easier, say these young adults. But if you fall for someone outside of the chronic community, sharing your physical challenges is the best way to draw you closer.

Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 1

“My Self-Esteem Is Better Than Ever.”

Four men and women share how the disease affects how they think about themselves—and how far they’ve come since receiving a diagnosis.

Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 3

“Tell Them Right Away About Your Crohn’s.”

From frequent bathroom breaks to sick days, your schedule can be dictated by the disease. Being upfront with your boss can ease some of the stress.