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Offline scaredom

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In the Midwest
« on: November 03, 2013, 10:29:09 PM »
I'm a straight male in the midwest and sometimes feel like I'm the only one.  I know I'm not but it's discouraging sometimes.

Offline Theyer

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Re: In the Midwest
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 05:39:30 AM »
Your geographic isolation matches the feelings inside, but you will have noticed that many folks post about isolation living in the cities.
However they do have easier  access to others , which you don,t.

Do you want to be contacted by others in your position , other straight Men / Women / no preferences ?.

You never know it could lead to a network.

Michael
57 yr GWM living in London and Orkney.
"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people ."  Tony Benn

Offline intaglio

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Re: In the Midwest
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013, 05:58:12 PM »
Playing with this map can give you an idea of how isolated you really are. The data is accurate as of 2010, so it is a bit old, but still will give you an idea. You can mine the data down to the county level in the US.

Visually seeing that there are others in your area dealing with HIV may help. It may not. I offer it as an exercise, nothing more.

This site has a resource listing under the Directory link at the top of the page. Use it to find an ASO near you that can give you an idea of support groups that meet in your area.

Keep this in mind: you may be lonely, but you are never alone.
Reality is frequently inaccurate.

Offline BT65

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Re: In the Midwest
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2013, 04:02:02 AM »
I'm a straight male in the midwest and sometimes feel like I'm the only one.  I know I'm not but it's discouraging sometimes.

Where in the midwest exactly (what state)?
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline terrifiedinside44

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Re: In the Midwest
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2013, 02:04:22 AM »
I feel isolated too. I am in the Midwest as well. Feel free to send me a PM.

 


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