Although we are now a community, new single Ostomates ask the same question. Will having an ostomy effect my dating? Hell no! We are here to tell you that there are millions of Ostomates around the world who are happily married or in a happy loving relationship. What people do not realise is the fact that most single people are single due to attitudes and not making a concerted effort. You can ask yourself why there are literally 10,000's of dating sites around the globe? Ladies and Gentlemen, you have to be in it to win it.