In my time talking to women with alopecia, I hear a lot of the same questions and concerns.If you read through some of the biggest challenges facing women with alopecia, I'm sure you will see yourself in many of those comments. Since she was a child, Betts has had alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that causes the body to mistakenly attack hair follicles, leaving bald patches or resulting in total baldness.Eve is completely bald and has also lost her eyebrows.Of course it’s been a while since I’ve logged on to OKCupid, but there are some guys who don’t pay attention to that and just like my pictures or check out my profile without looking at the last time I’ve logged in.I will admit that even I’ve been excited about a profile and then noticed too late that it’s been a month or three since the guy has logged in, signaling either 1) He found someone, or 2) He gave up, or 3) He’s in jail. I looked over his profile, and the very first thing I saw is that he’s Christian, and it’s somewhat important. I won’t date someone who participates in organized religion. Because I’m not waiting to be saved or led or subjugated.Although people with this particular condition may start to resume normal hair growth at any time, it cannot be predicted if or when this may happen.
"I kind of stopped dating when I started losing my hair significantly," said Adrienne, "just because it affected so much of how I see myself." But eventually Adrienne gained her dating mojo and as she started to meet men she had a whole new concern: For Adrienne it was soon, but still after she knew things were getting a bit more serious.But when us ladies really get talking and sharing stories of our alopecia, the topics that come up again and again are .Some women start losing their hair and, as a result, lose all of their confidence. It is so much a part of what we think of as beauty, without hair, it can be hard to imagine a partner finding you attractive.The cause of Alopecia is unknown but it can be triggered by stress or trauma.The hair follicles prematurely enter the Telogen (resting) phase, lying dormant awaiting a signal to resume hair production, which leads to patchy hair loss.