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 Topic: help me!!

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Joined: 23 Mar 2006
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Interests: tai chi, yoga, church, scrabble
Physical Location: vancouver wa

Posted: 23 Mar 2006, 8:57 am    Post subject: help me!! Reply with quote

I am in my 30s and think I might be bisexual, I have no problem with gays or lesbians, but I don't know if it is somthing I can talk to anyone about, I worry about what my church, parents, ect will think if I start going out with men.
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Joined: 15 Sep 2005
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Interests: reading, writing, poetry, transgender issues, gospel, veteran's issues,jazz,education,religion,literature,Native-American and African culture,lighthouses,trails,castles,tractor trailers, playwriting, biograhies, electronics, bass guitar
Physical Location: new york

Posted: 8 Apr 2006, 2:56 pm    Post subject: SEEK HELP Reply with quote

I would encourage you to seek some counseling. You can get free counsel at your local LGBT community center. I understand Vancouver has a vibrant community. The issue is that YOUR life is being affected by the issue you brought up. Don't feel asahmed by your situation. I faced the same problem when I came to terms that I am a transvestite. Keep me posted on your progress.

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Joined: 28 Apr 2006
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Interests: Chemistry, music, reading, laughing
Physical Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted: 6 May 2006, 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's definitely something that bears thinking about, but don't let fear of others force you to hide yourself. You'll never be alone, no matter how many people have issues with who you are, and let that be a saftey net. Have you talked with anyone about this yet? If not, I'd recommend talking to someone you're reasonably close with who you can trust with this information. Don't be worried if you're not sure about anything, or question yourself - as far as I know that seems to be very normal. Just go with it.
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Posted: 4 Jun 2006, 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can anyone find happiness if they are just concerned about how their lives "appear to others?" To thine own self be true, darling. We only have so many years on this planet. If your family and friends don't want you to be happy and real, what kind of individuals are they really? It is difficult, and the people who recommended seeking support I 100% agree with. Good luck.

Life happens when you are making other plans
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