7 episodes

Why do many disabled people have fulfilling love lives while it just isn't happening for others? Comedian, writer and wheelchair-user Ngozi Ugochukwu will go on a quest to find love in a (sort-of) post-pandemic world.On the way, Ngozi meets some amazing individuals with disabilities to hear their love stories and explore some of the currents in contemporary dating for people with disabilities, visible or otherwise. Full of laughs and touching human moments WOULD LIKE TO MEET aims to look at the experiences of disabled people positively and honestly, inviting listeners to think in new ways about how we all live.A Documental Production. Commissioned by Audio Content Fund.

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    • Society & Culture

Why do many disabled people have fulfilling love lives while it just isn't happening for others? Comedian, writer and wheelchair-user Ngozi Ugochukwu will go on a quest to find love in a (sort-of) post-pandemic world.On the way, Ngozi meets some amazing individuals with disabilities to hear their love stories and explore some of the currents in contemporary dating for people with disabilities, visible or otherwise. Full of laughs and touching human moments WOULD LIKE TO MEET aims to look at the experiences of disabled people positively and honestly, inviting listeners to think in new ways about how we all live.A Documental Production. Commissioned by Audio Content Fund.

    Episode 6 - All's well that ends well

    Episode 6 - All's well that ends well

    Episode 6 - All's well that ends well Ngozi brings us up to speed with where she has got to in her quest for love. She laughs with her friends Rosie and Samera about the next steps on her journey and reconnects with people she has met along the way. They all share some amazing, life-affirming advice for anyone who wants a successful love life.Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Presented by Ngozi Ugochukwu.A Documental Production.Commissioned by Audio Content Fun...

    • 15 min
    Episode 5 - It's a family affair

    Episode 5 - It's a family affair

    Episode 5 - It's a family affairWhat if you do find "the one"? Many people can't wait to start a family once they settle down. Ngozi hasn't decided if she wants children, so she is fascinated to talk to Laurence and Nicola about their experiences raising children as disabled people. Why is there very little portrayal of disabled people as wives, husbands, mums and dads? Does this affect your mindset as you start to date?Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Present...

    • 16 min
    Episode 4 - Intimacy and touch

    Episode 4 - Intimacy and touch

    Episode 4 - Intimacy and touchMost adults want to have sex or touch as part of a full life, but for disabled people, this isn't always easy to find. Ngozi talks to her friends and other people with disabilities about their sex lives, whether they would consider accessing sexual services, and the barriers still faced by many people seeking some kind of intimacy.Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Presented by Ngozi Ugochukwu.A Documental Production.Commissioned by...

    • 17 min
    Episode 3 - LGBTQIA+ and disability

    Episode 3 - LGBTQIA+ and disability

    Episode 3 - LGBTQIA+ and disability Ngozi heads to Manchester's gay village and considers whether the queer scene feels like a more inclusive and friendly place for people with disabilities looking for love. Is there something liberating about being around people who celebrate differences? Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Presented by Ngozi Ugochukwu.A Documental Production.Commissioned by Audio Content Fund. Creative Team: Ngozi Ugochukwu, co-creator &am...

    • 16 min
    Episode 2 - Into the world of Devotees

    Episode 2 - Into the world of Devotees

    Episode 2 - Into the world of DevoteesA few years ago, Ngozi dated a man who self-identified as a "Devotee" (a non-disabled person specifically physically attracted to partners with disabilities). She didn't know what this was at the time, and he was a great guy, but is there a darker side to people who see the disability and not the person? Ngozi considers whether she would try to find a date through that scene again.Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Presented...

    • 17 min
    Episode 1 – It all starts with dating apps…

    Episode 1 – It all starts with dating apps…

    Episode 1 – It all starts with dating apps…Ngozi meets up with close friends, Rosie and Samera, to sign up for some dating apps. But what exactly is she looking for? And what should she put in her profile? She talks to Josh and others about what they disclose about their disabilities in their online profiles and the reactions they get.Would Like To Meet: A six-part series about dating and disability.Presented by Ngozi Ugochukwu.A Documental Production.Commissioned by Audio Content Fund. Creat...

    • 15 min

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