This group is for friendship and dating, designed to reach out to others and create mutual support. The concept is simple: helping each other get out there in the world. Some meet-ups will be limited to 10 places so it’s not too overwhelming for new members. Simplicity is key — by thorough advance checking of details, e.g., seating, cloakroom, dress code etc., we can properly manage expectations and minimise the risk of potential pitfalls so do feel free to get in touch if you wish to ask anything about the venue, event etc.!
Stickers will be provided to write names on. Being shy and introverted can mean you’re concentrating so hard on getting the social interaction right, you often forget their name or forget to ask (I’m prone to that)!
I don’t charge fees for attending our meet-ups. All I ask is that a one-off discretionary donation is made for your first time. This is to help cover the cost of running the group. Meetup groups are not free to run and cost £130 over the course of a year. I've put a link below (Paypal) where you give a one-off donation of £5 (or any amount) to help out. The group will always remain free so there is no obligation but it would be greatly appreciated. The link works on both desktops and smartphones.
Shy Bis & Gay Guys
Shyness and social anxiety can hold guys back from forming meaningful platonic and romantic relationships. It can be tough enough ‘coming out’, but being introverted can make it even more of a challenge and sometimes you need a gentle push.
Queer Lifestyle is about more than simply accepting and embracing different gender identities and sexual preferences. It transcends those bubbles. In the sense that people can learn to love and accept themselves, even if they did feel "different", in any way, shape or form. This group encourages people to cultivate self-love through their life experiences and activities.