Once a profile has been created, members can view the profiles of other members of the service, using the visible profile information to decide whether or not to initiate contact.
Most services offer digital messaging, while others provide additional services such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.
We welcome anyone who is interested in making new friends, sharing fun activities together, and meeting others who share our unique situation in need of support.
We are one of the most active "H" social groups in the country.
Events are held at various locations throughout the Greater Boston Area.Instead, we rely on ordinary members LIKE YOU to volunteer to organize events, such as Hikes, Dinners, Brunches, Beach Parties, Happy Hours, Speed-Dating, Camping, Picnics, BBQ's, Holiday Parties, Ski Trips, Bike Rides, Dancing, Ball Games, Movies, Bowling, Wine-Tasting, Museum trips, Concerts, Comedy or Theatre trips, and YOU NAME IT! Since herpes does not discriminate and neither do we, we are a very diverse group of people.We welcome people of all ages, all ethnicities, all sexual preferences, all professions, religions, political affiliations and outside interests, singles, couples, doesn't matter - we're a great big wonderful mix of people and we make the most of it!They provide members a safe and fun way to get together and enjoy each others company. Socializing with others that are going through the same thing you are will help you see that you are not alone. Online dating (or Internet dating) is a system that enables strangers to find and introduce themselves to new personal connections over the Internet, usually with the goal of developing personal, romantic, or sexual relationships.Bay Area Friends (BAF) is a PRIVATE social group for people with genital herpes (HSV-1, HSV-2) who live in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.