Despite it being uncomfortable for her, Michelle chooses to wear a wig for dates in order to make her partner feel more comfortable.
Because of this, she has developed a checklist which she runs through before each date.
What if his hand, or worse, brushes off both my eyebrows?
Michelle reveals, “The questions include: Will it be windy?
Will it be cold enough to wear a hat for added security?
I've been bald from an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata for most of my dating career.
The condition causes your immune system to mistake your hair follicles for foreign bacteria, halting the normal hair growth cycle and resulting in bald patches (alopecia areata), the loss of all scalp hair (alopecia totalis), or the complete loss of all body hair (alopecia universalis).
Finding love can be a tricky business at the best of times but when you suffer from hair loss, dating can bring extra anxieties.