A MAPs Journey Podcast
SEASON 1 | EPISODE 7
PUBLISHED | APRIL 13, 2020
ALONE IN THE CROWD
Understanding The Social Isolation of Minor Attracted Individuals
In this episode, Elliott, welcomes Zack and Jay back to the show to discuss their experiences of social isolation as MAPs. The pandemic provided a unique opportunity to shed light on the ongoing issue of social isolation among MAPs, as the quarantine period highlighted the feelings of loneliness, disconnection, and alienation that many MAPs experience.
Elliott, Zack and Jay share their personal stories of social isolation and how it has impacted their mental health and well-being. They talk about the challenges they have faced in terms of feeling disconnected from society and how it has affected their ability to form meaningful relationships with others. They also offer their insights into what needs to change to help MAPs feel more connected and included in society.
Throughout the episode, Elliott, Zack, and Jay delve into the challenges faced by MAPs in terms of social isolation and the stigma and discrimination they often encounter. They discuss the psychological effects of social isolation on MAPs and how it can contribute to feelings of loneliness, depression, and anxiety. They also explore the importance of creating safe spaces for MAPs to connect with others, and the role that community involvement, social support, and therapy can play in promoting mental well-being.
The conversation highlights the ongoing struggle that MAPs face in terms of social isolation and the need for greater understanding and empathy from society. It offers a glimpse into the experiences of those who are often misunderstood and marginalized, and offers insight into how we can create a more inclusive and supportive world for all individuals, regardless of their sexual orientation or attractions. Join us for this important and timely conversation on the MAPS Journey podcast.