Steampunk Hands Around the World 2017 – Relationships

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Image Courtesy of Mr. XPK

Steampunk, our events, and our community are great ways to bring people together. We have a common interest, a creative passion, and ready-made ways to engage in activities with others.

As we come together with others, we form connections, friendships, and relationships. These relationships may be professional, collaborative, or even romantic.

As I’ve talked with people at various conventions and events. I’ve met people who cover all of those forms. Among the most heartwarming is to see families coming together and sharing the experience. They all dress in their steampunk best; they attend panels and activities together; and one of the best things, is how they laugh and have fun together. Parents with newborns, toddlers, tweens, and teens, it is rewarding to see smiles on people’s faces.

Other people have shared how they met at an event, which led to a date, which led to…

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