What Does GHM Mean in a Text?

GHM means "God Help Me" or "Gay Hispanic Male."

The phrase "God Help Me" is typically used ironically, as a plea to God to be given the strength to deal with a situation or a person.

Abbreviations with similar meanings to GHM (when used to mean "God Help Me"), include: When used on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, GHM means "Gay Hispanic Male."

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When I write GHM, I mean this:

meaning of GHM

GHM is a plea for strength.

Summary of Key Points

"God Help Me" is the most common definition for GHM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:God Help Me
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

GHM also means "Gay Hispanic Male" on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on adult chat forums.
Definition:Gay Hispanic Male
Guessability:guessability level 3
4: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of GHM in Sentences

Here are examples of GHM being used in conversations:
  • Martin: How did your date go?
  • Bert: GHM, I hope I never see that girl again!
  • Child: Are we there yet?
  • Parent: GHM! If you ask me that one more time, I'm going to stop the car and you can walk.

An Academic Look at GHM

GHM is an interjection. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence (usually at the start) to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm. In formal writing, interjections are often offset from the surrounding words with commas. For example:
  • GHM, he's done it again!
  • (Here, GHM expresses annoyance.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Heaven help me" instead of GHM.

Example of GHM Used in a Text

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