You say that neither your friends nor your family are very understanding when it comes to sexuality. If you think you would be in danger of violence or of being forced out of your home, I would suggest that you not come out to your parents until you have ... Read more.
You feel you were born the wrong gender and you are worried that something bad might happen if you reveal your feelings to those around you.
Admitting something like this, even to those closest to you or to someone you are almost sure will be supportive, is extremely frightening. It's normal ... Read more.
You're confused about your sexual orientation and your romantic future. It's ok to not have everything figured out. It takes some people longer than others to understand themselves.
You say that you were not sexually attracted to this girl you met on the internet and that you felt nothing when she ... Read more.
It's difficult to be in a situation where you have strong feelings for a friend who doesn't return them. Your friendship with this girl has already suffered and continues to be different since you revealed your feelings. Right now, you aren't satisfied with the situation and are afraid of losing ... Read more.
I think what's especially important when someone does something bad to us is not to generalize. Each person is unique in his or her own way and this is why stereotyping should be avoided. I'm not trying to take away from the gravity of the incident that occurred, because ... Read more.
Let me begin by saying I think a lot of homosexual people go through a period of uncertainty ( or denial ). This is not necessarily to say that its a bad thing, but rather it makes the final revelation all the more meaningful.
I think you need to ... Read more.
First off, let me say I'm so glad that you chose to write to Alterheros - the most important thing for you to realize is that you are not alone. At your age, nobody is sure about who they are or what they want - in terms of sexuality ... Read more.
I would like to salute you, first of all, for being brave and seeking help. I truly believe that a problem shared is a problem halved.
I too, was in the same situation, as many other LGBT, when I was younger. It never dawned on me something that seemed ... Read more.
Parles-en aux experts is a project of the nonprofit organization AlterHeros, which aims the heathly development of all individuals regarding with their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexuality. We are based in Montreal, Canada.