Carol Anne asks

Have you ever met anyone online, either a friend, or a partner, have you met in person and if you have how was it?

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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  1. No, I’ve never met someone that I’ve become acquainted with online in person. I’m afraid that our online personas might be a bit different from real life anyway. It’s like meeting a celebrity, the chances of being disappointed are great. We tend to ‘typecast’ each other. {I believe we tend not to recognize how ‘ordinary’ each of us is. IMHO…It’s that kind of humbleness that the world -at large- could use a lot more of though.}

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    1. Yeah I agree with you Paula it was a lot of fun meeting people that I met online. Iโ€™ve never met anyone online through a dating site although I have been tempted to try tinder just for the fun of it and see what happens maybe Iโ€™ll find someone ๐ŸŽ€

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  2. I met some cycling fans on line, we started VeloVoices and Iโ€™ve subsequently met up with most of them. It was exactly as if we were old friends. Iโ€™ve also met up with a few fellow bloggers on my travels which was really nice.

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      1. We did, and we went out to lunch and to see a tourist thing as well. It was a brewery we went to. I canโ€™t remember the name of this but it was really cool. We got some good photos which I shared I think

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    1. Well zoom calls are just as good I mean I know itโ€™s not the same as face-to-face but itโ€™s still you get to see the person on the other end so thatโ€™s good at least and you get to talk to them and connect over zoom ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ€

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  3. I have, several times. I met a lot of WP bloggers over the years. Once I toured a bit through the States and met 6 bloggers. I went to the Blogger Bash in London and one blogger even lives only half an hour away. Every time I met someone it was like meeting old friends.

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      1. Oh, Gosh, I think that were about 20 to 30 people in London. Unfortunately, that Blogger Bash stopped when Covid began. I have not heard of a new one yet.

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