Support for health, emotional, relationship and obsessive issues
In my many years of interacting with great people here I have come to see that some suffer from severe depression others from severe conflict others from health issues related to their obsessive gaining and
General issues of coming out and family dynamics. It would be very helpful to have support of links perhaps directed to local LGBTQ help lines and community centers and outreach. Not that anyone should give people specific advice here but to be able to offer help to those who are desperately in need of support. When it comes to health I cannot even count how many gainers have had severe medical issues that many people do not want to realize discuss or face. And support of knowledge and reality checks could be so helpful to so many of the members here. It disturbs me greatly when I see very young gainers succumbing to the cyber nature of the obsession giving them only a Self worth that's based only on their weight gain
This site and its many hundreds and hundreds of members could be so helpful to so many fellow members.
I posted this in the newsfeed. Like I mentioned, I think it's long overdue. There are a lot of relevant issues we face and it'd be nice to have that reference available to view whenever needed.
"I'm surprised that Grommr doesn't have a stickie section, providing advice and assistance in regards to various fat guy problems. The only possible way to see a post relevant to them now is by keyword search, and that only goes back 3 months. It could include topics like places to buy (quality) fat guy clothes, cars and furniture better suited for big guys, hygiene and personal care issues, food deals and suggestions, gainer shakes and recipes, etc.
Imo, it's long overdue. It'd be great to have a one-stop location we could reference whenever needed. I think it'd help out a lot of guys here."
Self help section of the site for those that struggle with body image, dysmorphia, depression, and eating disorders?
I worry for the mental health of many users. There are frequently disturbing and worrying posts on the newsfeed. An easy to find help-page of places to find support would probably be a good shout.
This. Gaining is fun and sexy sure, but we need to acknowledge the health risks and have information on how to avoid getting nasty diseases.
A health tips wiki