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When you’re creating your profile, you can choose to disclose your height, weight, and a personal bio, and you can also fill in optional fields for your transportation, working status, and living situation.Members may opt to share their diagnosis as well if they wish.No Longer Lonely promotes transparent dating profiles with detailed information.Members can let people know upfront if they’re living in Section 8 housing or suffer from schizophrenia.“I’ve been blessed with a recovery that most people don’t achieve,” Jim told us.“Now I just want to help more people and send them a message of empowerment.The MSS, visual poetry, and artwork by Leftwich and many others, are mainly from 2001-2003, with some earlier material.The Short Version: Singles who’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness may feel anxious about joining a general dating site and fear that they could be judged, harassed, or rejected because of their condition.
You know, I’m just like you, and I run the site.” Singles who have a mental illness undoubtedly have some reservations about posting their personal information on the web, especially a dating site.
These singles often feel isolated and despair of meeting someone who understands what they’re going through.
That’s something Jim Leftwich set out to change when he launched No Longer Lonely.com, a niche dating site for men and women with mental illnesses.
No Longer Lonely has three membership plans — a one-month, three-month, and lifetime.
Roughly 60% of users go for the lifetime plan because they’re interested in playing the long game and putting in the time it takes to find the right person.Since 2004, No Longer Lonely has built a global community for singles who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD, and other mental health disorders — because who better to understand what you’re going through than someone who’s gone through it, too?