Voice Chat Support Groups?

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iwillrise

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Voice Chat Support Groups?
« on: May 21, 2020, 07:59:11 AM »
For those who are interested, we can create a skype or microsoft teams groups and have some sessions in which we talk to each other Live. Obviously, we don't have to show our faces, that is why I recommend group phone calls. I think it will be very beneficial for some of us to talk one on one with other fellow survivors. What do you think?

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xredshoesx

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Re: Voice Chat Support Groups?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2020, 08:12:16 AM »
Let me take a quick second and remind you of some of the guidelines of OOTF

At this time this is not an area we are prepared to commit to organizing, hosting or lending support to.  If consenting adults choose to network with one another off the boards it's their right but we strongly discourage it because of the problems it can cause in real life if someone with an abusive spouse gets caught posting here or communicating with someone online.  I've shared the confidentiality guidelines below which support our position on this-

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iwillrise

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Re: Voice Chat Support Groups?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 04:19:26 PM »
I have just read the guidelines. Thank you for posting them here.