Hey Chronic warrior,

You Belong Here

With Us!

Having a network of friends that understand your chronic journey makes all the difference.

Make Friends and have FUN!

We believe that chronic doesn’t mean can’t! There is something for everyone inside our Collective. Together, we’re Crushing that Chronic Lifestyle!

What You Can Expect

Non-stop Fun

 From groups to clubs to hangouts to parties, there is always something lighthearted going on!

Global Members

Meet new friends from all around the world who “get it”, and find purpose by helping others

Bully Blocking

Creating a Safe Space. Our nominal fee discourages bullies and haters from hanging out here.

Controlled Space

You’re not at the mercy of algorithms when connecting with other members.

No Mindless Advertising

No advertisements and NO data collecting behind the scenes to be sold to other companies.

Monthly Card Swap

You’re invited to join our monthly card swap where you can send and receive “snail mail” cards with other warriors.

Eliminate Isolation

Let’s face it, getting a diagnosis and living in chronic illness can make you feel alone. You are not alone. We are here.

Did We Mention FUN?

What are you waiting for? Join the Collective today and experience all the fun you’ve been missing out on!

We are positive and drama-free social network.

Cheer for others and be cheered for.  Celebrate the little victories on this long journey and get support when you need it.  Find moments of gratitude with new best warrior friends.

Monthly Card Swap

Open to all warriors

One of our most beloved features is our FREE Monthly Card Swap (no membership required) between warriors all over the world. Brighten someone’s day with a “snail mail” message of support and encouragement.

Monthly Card Swap

Membership Perk

One of our most beloved features is our Monthly Card Swap between warriors all over the world. Brighten someone’s day with a hand written message of support and encouragement.

What Our Warriors Are Saying

I love connecting with others who understand what I am going through. The Chronic Warrior Collective has connected me to a strength I never knew I had. Having this support makes it easier for me to get out of bed in the morning.

Audrey

Alabama, United States

I love that we are all here for each other no matter what. We establish friendships with each other and support each other and that’s what counts.

Angelica

Florida, United States

With the Chronic Warrior Collective I don’t feel alone in my fight. I know there are others fighting a similar battle beside me and this is a place where we can connect and support each other.
Krystal

Texas, United States

Clubs & Private Small Groups

Have a full social calendar again by joining one of our many clubs and activities.

Book Club

Are you a warrior that loves to read? If so you’ve come to the right place. This is where readers come together to talk about current reads, the book of the month, and have a great time in the process!

Writing Club

The Writing Club is a place for writers of all genres and styles! Moderators will provide fun prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Expect fun activities, meet other writers, and share the joy of writing!

Rainbow Squad

Our LGBTQ+ friendly space! Connect through live chats and virtual hangouts while having fun in a safe and loving environment.  Allies welcome too!

Crafting Club

Feeling artistic? Love to craft? Join us in working on cool projects and learning loads of new crafts. Try your hand at things like clay work, diamond painting, sewing, crocheting, cricut, and lots more!

Warrior Society

For Warriors 16-24 years old. Small moderated groups, with limited spaces available, give you the opportunity to connect with your peers.

Junior Warrior Society

For Warriors 13-15 years old. Small moderated groups, with limited spaces available, give you the opportunity to connect with your peers.

Warrior Stories

From Bullied to Beauty

From Bullied to Beauty

I was bullied from a very young age. On top of that, everything I tried out for, I was told I wasn’t good enough. I had one happy place-theatre! My symptoms began in August 2017-I had nightmares that theatre would exclude me as well. Then September 1, 2017, those...

Long Road to Rare

Long Road to Rare

I have had issues since I was a child. I was sick often. As I got older and went to the doctor by myself, I was called a liar. Nurses refused to believe I had a sinus infection once a month; that I had a respiratory infection every few months. Then one year I had an...

The Long Road

The Long Road

It was Christmas 1999 when I got bitten by a cat, by January 2000, everything started, the joint pains, the persistent fever, and the swollen lymph glands. Orlando has no pediatric rheumatologists so absolutely nobody had the slightest clue what might be happening to...

Don’t give up

Don’t give up

Prior to becoming unwell in 2004 I was healthy, fit, full of beans and studying Outdoor Education at University with the career ambition to become an adventure therapist (working with young people in an outdoor environment to help support them through difficult times...

Feel Something, Say Something

Feel Something, Say Something

I come from a hyper-stoic Polish family by way of Chicago. You. Do. Not. Complain. Period. So decades of “potty problems” bred inattentiveness in class, crappy (NPI) grades and therefore a 3rd rate secondary education. That amounted to jobs I could manage as opposed...

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