Dating after coming out
People will say you have "a glow" about you -- just not the pregnancy one! And the MOST SHOCKING thing I learned six months after coming out...
) I found out, not everyone is going to be cool with you coming out.
CHALLENGES Counselling Psychologist, Banetsi Mphunga, outlines some of the challenges that someone who finds themselves in this predicament faces.
Don't get me wrong, I didn't feel on top of the world, but I knew the energy I spent trying to hide or wrestle with it, and keep it from some people, could now be spent in a healthier way, freeing my mind to see life, and truly live life for the first time. Suddenly you come across a lot more hard bodied reminders of what your body DOESN'T look like, but a little double tap on the screen keeps you hoping somehow he sees your like, and he starts following you back, and then he DM's you, and then you exchange numbers, he schedules a trip from Europe to come and see you, and then you live happily ever after. I even felt a little embarrassed and ashamed I tolerated some things at times, by saying nothing at all.
The trick is to take this guide and apply it to your situation and your life.
Again, everyone's coming out process will be different, and you should only do what seems best for you.
If we’re going to be together, you must love my whole person.
An estimated 3.5% of Americans (9 million of us) are LGBT, which is quite a lot of people if you think about it, but that statistic only gives part of the picture.
At the beginning of every person's coming out process is a period where that person begins to question his or hers heterosexual identity.