This question was appropriately described by midnightrantersblog.
And that’s the beautiful thing about it all: it’s a community that only grows and connects people together. Like how I just had one of the best conversations ever with a person whom I only just talked to.
Sooner than you think, we also end up making friends because of these wonderful fandoms. That’s one of the many things I love about being a book-reader; it’s like a place where everyone literally always belongs.