Loneliness is about the gap between the amount of social connection you have, and the amount of it you need. Since persistent loneliness has a negative effect on both physical and mental health, finding ways to improve meaningful connection with others can go a long way to enrich your whole being. Both the MEETUP and BUMBLE are great places to start exploring how you can begin closing the gap.
World Aids Day on 1 December is a reminder to reach out to others and bring conversations about HIV/Aids into the open. The group that most needs our support is the young people just starting to explore their sexuality.
Do you remember what it’s like to be a teenager thinking about physical relationships? It’s both thrilling and terrifying. You’re dealing with new emotional experiences that can be quite overwhelming – and that’s even before thinking about HIV/Aids.