IBD Social Circle Chat – “Intimacy & Dating with IBD” – October 16 @ 8pm ET

Intimacy & Dating With IBD

The IBD Social Circle is hosting a twitter chat on Monday, October 16th at 8pm ET.

The topic for this chat is Intimacy and Dating with IBD.

I, Dan Sharp, will be hosting this chat alongside patient advocate Sara Ringer of Inflamed & Untamed and sex educator Kait Scalisi, MPH of Passion by Kait.

Your individual experiences, insights, and questions are important and valuable, so please join the chat and share them with us! Patients, loved ones, caregivers, friends, family, significant others, healthcare providers, etc, are all welcome!

Use #ibdsc to join the chat. See below for more information on how to get involved!


How to Participate in Twitter Chats


To join a twitter chat, you have to follow its hashtag, and include the hashtag in your tweets. IBD Social Circle chats use #ibdsc. You can follow #ibdsc from within twitter, or by using another site such as Tweetchat or Tweetdeck, or an app such as Tweeten.

An advantage of Tweetchat is that it adds the hashtag to every tweet automatically. Tweetdeck (tweetdeck.twitter.com) is very useful in that it allows you to follow multiple columns of tweets based on filters you setup. Tweeten offers a very nice desktop app version of Tweetdeck, which I would highly recommend trying out. Whichever website or app you plan to use for the chat, give yourself plenty of time to learn how it works before the chat begins.

Twitter – #ibdsc

Tweet Chat – #ibdsc

Tweetdeck  tweetdeck.twitter.com

Tweeten – Tweeten is the new desktop version of Tweetdeck. It has versions for Windows, OS X, Chrome, and Microsoft Edge, and can be downloaded here: http://tweetenapp.com/

Make Your Account Public: You will not be able to participate if your twitter account is set to protected/private, as the only twitter users who will see your tweets are those that follow you. Twitter accounts are set to public/unprotected by default. If you have set yours to protected/private, follow this link for instructions on changing it back to unprotected/publicProtecting and unprotecting your Tweets


Just the Facts


What: Twitter chat about “Intimacy and Dating with IBD”

When: Monday, October 16th at 8pm ET

Where: Twitter, using the hashtag #ibdsc

Who: and an amiable bunch of IBD patients, advocates, caregivers, loved ones, health professionals, etc!



This IBD Social Circle event is being sponsored by Janssen Biotech. All views expressed by participants are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of Janssen Biotech. For more information on the IBD Social Circle: http://ibdsocialcircle.com/

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