The presence in online discussions and forums has been here ever since the internet has begun. Forums can have under-appreciated benefits with for users’ well-being and how these forum users play a key role to ensure that the forum is healthy, informative and live.
Forum discussions can be very beneficial for others as it gathers personal experience on topics. These are opinionated however, there are basis where this opinions are gathered. So therefore, it is useful. There are no right or wrong answers to it, so people who joined online forums as less stressed, happier and psychologically healthier.
Social support can also be part of it, as anyone who joins the forum becomes involved. Forum readers, those who doesn’t post and just read further, will gain more knowledge, if not, additional knowledge on topics they are not aware about before. Furthermore, being a member of a forum is one way of socializing with strangers who can help further develop your knowledge, social skills and awareness to your environment.