Meeting People

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Meeting People

Unread postby idk anymore » Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:52 am

Is it possible for people to meet other people during the pandemic without using dating apps because they are all 18+ (unless they aren't 18+ and then tell me about it plz) I'm so lonely and I really need to feel loved, or just wanted, especially right now
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Re: Meeting People

Unread postby Heather » Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:44 pm

Are you talking about meeting other people in a specific kind of relationship context?
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idk anymore
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Re: Meeting People

Unread postby idk anymore » Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:38 pm

Well yes and no. I'm pretty sexual. To know someone has enough interest in me to have sex with me is enough to make me happy. Or, at least I think that. I wouldn't really know. Being in a relationship with someone would also be great because then I will feel loved. I feel like everyone deserves to be loved in someway or another, because its a pretty broad term, and my parents certainly aren't fulfilling that role. However, I also recognize that I'm young, and I have my whole life ahead of me, blah, blah, blah. So I would be happy with a true-blue friendship. It doesn't have to be in a romantic context if I felt they were actually a really really good friend that I can rely on.
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Re: Meeting People

Unread postby Sam W » Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:34 am

If you're looking to connect with people and get to know them, something that can help is to look for online communities centered around a hobby or interest of yours. That way, you have a common starting point when getting to know people, and you're getting to talk about or engage in something you like while also making friends.

idk anymore
not a newbie
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Re: Meeting People

Unread postby idk anymore » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:17 am

Good idea!
I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia. You're not scared. You're an asshole.

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