One year and my appreciation.

  • Karl

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    May 08, 2013 7:21 PM GMT
    Today is May 9 , a day on which I joined RJ last year.
    And since then , many many things have been changed in my life.

    First , I gained weight !!
    I was a skinny boy , now I look fine , still not fit , but it's acceptable, I'll spend my time working out in the gym after graduating this school , now I really don't have so much time.

    But the things that I want to tell you most is I really appreciate some guys on my buddy list who have made friend with me , encouraged and showed me the reason to live happily as a gay man.
    Most of the stories on RJ of some couples like meninlove , charlitos are really inspiring , it made me believe in life more and more icon_smile.gif

    I failed the entrance test to college in 2011 and I tried again in 2012 , then I made it with a high score .
    I came out successfully last August , everyone in my family now is cool with that , I don't have to worry about anything of being gay.
    I was a shy boy , now I am very confident , I dare to do whatever I want.
    My story is too long to tell on here but I almost had nothing if I didn't join in RJ that day.

    I do have a life , RJ is just a virtual network but it's a part of my late-teen years.
    My thoughts are more mature , I'm a young man now.

    Finally , I have never thought I am an artist , I'm just a boy who loves drawing when he has spare time.
    And in my drawing threads ,many of you have called me an artist , that makes me happy.

    I can't say thanks enough.
    I couldn't login to RJ this morning and so happy it just got back .
    Hope RJ is alway the best gay site in our minds !

    Have a great day everyone. icon_biggrin.gif
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    May 08, 2013 7:30 PM GMT


    Karl. icon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gificon_redface.gif

    You know, you make this place a good place to be.

    ...and I love telling people how I carried Karl around in my arms at the Vancouver RJ meetup, lol.

    -Doug
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    May 08, 2013 7:43 PM GMT
    Karl you are seriously the best! I'm so glad I could add you on Facebook and glad we can talk on there too :-)! One of the nicest and most awesomest people ever!!! Thanks for being you. icon_biggrin.gif
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    May 08, 2013 9:44 PM GMT
    I don't know you very well Karl, but your drawings are inspirational and so is your story. I hope your next year is even better than your last year.
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    May 08, 2013 9:57 PM GMT
    congratulations on surviving your first year with the plastics.

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    Just make sure you don't lose yourself along the way.
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    May 08, 2013 10:27 PM GMT
    Karl, your story is awesome and inspirational. You're a super good guy.
  • RaggedyMan

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    May 09, 2013 12:26 AM GMT
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    May 09, 2013 12:34 AM GMT
    I am very glad that RJ has helped you in what seems to be an amazing way. Congrats on your anniversary. And I agree, you are definitely an Artist dude. Trust.
  • barriehomeboy

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    May 09, 2013 1:23 AM GMT
    My eyes glazed over when you said Charlitos. He's on my friends list here too, and he's so gorgeous he can't possibly be real.

    But he helped me come out too and I'm always happy to hear that a gay guy in a difficult place has found his own place on the planet, instead of trying to be what other people expect.

    You're you. Be you and don't ever relent.
  • turtleneckjoc...

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    May 09, 2013 1:26 AM GMT
    Happy One Year Anniversary to you, Karl.

    You are a fantastic guy, highly talented and educated too.

    RJ is a better place with your presence!

    Many more anniversaries, OK???icon_biggrin.gif
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    May 09, 2013 2:59 AM GMT
    Happy Anniversary
    Love'ya Karl
  • Karl

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    May 09, 2013 4:39 AM GMT
    thanks for all these nice replies so much , that really made my day.
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    Mesmer saidcongratulations on surviving your first year with the plastics.

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    Just make sure you don't lose yourself along the way.

    I am the fourth member of Plastics haha .