Consistent with prior findings Bauermeister et al. Help us improve this page by selecting the statements you agree with. Am J Mens Health. Furthermore, we know very little about the meanings that YMSM themselves attribute to their online dating experiences.
Even after reaching out for help, some men struggled with their perceptions of addiction and stereotypes about individuals who use substances. And within a few well-placed Google searches, I suddenly had access to other people that I can chat with anonymously, and sort of articulate and express ideas and desires that I would never be able to do in a social setting.
Most popular. Grounded theory methods were employed to examine these problem-solving practices and processes central to the development of resilience.
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In contrast to the discourse on risk, the benefits of the Internet for YMSM have been largely ignored by the public health community. For many, seeking the support of others was greatly facilitative to addressing and working through depression. However, there are also challenges you need to consider.
It has to be constantly enacted or defended or collected. In the course of 34 in-depth semi-structured interviews, we sought to explore the meaning of initial online dating experiences in this population.