How To Talk About Lupus Anonymously
Some aspects of lupus can be difficult to discuss openly on the internet. You might worry about revealing too much on social media in case people from your personal life come across your activity. But you still want to connect with others who have been through the rollercoaster of lupus to get support and information!
At Lupus.net, there’s a way around this. Creating an anonymous username on Lupus.net is the best way to engage with the lupus community without revealing your identity. Check out the instructions below to find out more about how to participate in the community.
Creating an anonymous username
- Choose a username that does not use your first and last name or any nicknames that might easily identify you.
- Register for Lupus.net
- Enter your anonymous username
- Enter your email address. Your email will not be visible to other users on Lupus.net. Your email will be used to login to your account and receive your Lupus.net weekly newsletter.
Participating with your anonymous username
Once you login using the email for your anonymous username, you will be able to participate on Lupus.net completely anonymously. You can share as much or as little as you want about your lupus journey. If you choose to remain anonymous, you will want to make sure you do not post anything that includes personal information about your identity. Some examples might include:
- Your location (generally, mentioning your state or country is fine!)
- Full names of your family members or friends
- Your place of employment
- Detailed personal or medical information
Where to participate anonymously
There are several places to participate while maintaining your privacy here on Lupus.net, including:
Visit the forums to start your own discussion or participate in one that’s already been started:
Write an anonymous story to share what you’re going through with the community.
Comment on articles
Our contributor team at Lupus.net writes so many relatable articles about life with lupus. If an article strikes a chord with you, you can feel free to comment and share your thoughts knowing that only your anonymous username will be shown.
There are so many ways to participate while feeling confident that your activity will be completely private. Here are a few articles to help you get started. Thanks for being part of our community!
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