Monthly Archives for May 2011

Trapped In A Dark Place And Want To Get Out

May 30, 2011 – Age: 18 Q: I’m a lesbian, and I’m Christian. Though I’ve always supported gay< rights, I recently came out and have been struggling a lot in making these 2 huge aspects of my life work together. I got to a very dark place and started engaging in self-injury; I was cutting […]

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Is There A Right Time To Come Out To My Kids?

May 30, 2011 – Age: 49 Q: I am a young widow of 3 years. I was married to a man, but I have known for a very long time the likelihood that I was gay, but I was trying to do what I thought was the “right” thing by society’s standards. Although I was […]

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Not Being Me Is Hurting My Health

May 30 , 2011 – Age: 44 Q: How does one learn to accept themselves? I’ve known I was gay all my life and I came out to my family at the age of 37. I have been in therapy for 15 years and suffer from depression, anxiety and severe anger issues and my health […]

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Uncomfortable And Overwhelmed

May 30, 2011 – Age: 43 Q: I have issues with being comfortable sexually with anyone. Most times, I have to drink before anything happens and then I never feel free or comfortable. I also have overwhelming guilt and anxiety…cutting and persecutory thoughts are always present. How can I help myself? A: It was very […]

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Getting Over Your Ex

May 30, 2011 – Age: 60 Q:I am having problems getting over my ex, and I need to know what I can to do move on. I have tried to get back online to meet someone, but it seems I am ready to. I live in a very small town & it’s hard to meet […]

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My father made me feel like there was something wrong with me

Added May 12, 2011 I am 42 and transsexual. I was born male, but knew as early as 2 years old (if not sooner) that I should have been born a girl. When I came out to my mother (August 2010) she told me that told me that she remembered when I was 2 years […]

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I will not disrespect my partner to please other people

Added May 12, 2011 I grew up in a church going Baptist family and was taught that gay people go to hell. I remember my Mom telling my Uncle that he was headed in the wrong direction if he didn’t “change his ways”. Even at a young age I knew he couldn’t “change his ways” […]

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I feel a little lost, I am unsure of where my life will go

Added May 12, 2011 I am a 43 year old lesbian from Canada. I am single, still …lol….which at times is ok, but sometimes it’s lonely. Gosh, this is a little hard for me, not sure where to start. (I hope I don’t make mistakes in my English writing, for I am bilingual, French and […]

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I am suffering a crushing depression not being myself

Added May 12, 2011 I am a 33 yr old woman, who thought something was wrong with her. I have never been a person who dated I have only ever been with 3 men, but I didn’t enjoy the experiences, so I made the decision either consciously or unconsciously to focus on my career. But […]

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I hope one day I’ll be able to come out and be honest

Added May 12, 2011 I am a singer/songwriter. I have kept a secret from the world I am a “Damn Liar” and I’m “Broken” I have lied. I am gay. I am so scared to come out. I am so afraid of rejection. I don’t want to be turned away. I am so afraid to […]

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