One of the most important issues for someone with psoriasis can be intimacy. First off, psoriasis isn’t contagious, so let’s get that out of the way now. If you’re getting close with somebody new, when you’re ready to tell them about your condition, explain that it’s not an infection, and share what you are and aren’t comfortable with. We’ll give you a moment to take a sigh of relief.
There may be social and emotional situations that arise as you get closer. Here are some tips on how to handle those moments: