Even though my family knows I am bi, they still don't get that it is painful to hear them describe unwanted things as "gay", or calling people that they don't like as "fags".
sneak, 17, CACA
It is incredibly hurtful when our loved ones don't support us. Their non-support can come in many different forms. It can be outright rejection, refusing to acknowledge who you are as an individual, or using a part of who you are to refer to others in a negative light. It's hard to imagine the pain you must...
Sometimes im happy and then sometimes I just feel like I dont even know why I'm here. People say that the "mood swings" are just part of being a teenager, but it seems like so much more than that. I was told almost a year ago that I should be...Robin Anne Criss, 14, hagerstownMD
Dear Trevor, Well I'm Victoria and I'm Bi. I still haven't told my parents about my being Bi but that's not the problem.. Well I've been really suicidal for a year now and I want help with that and my depression, but I don't know how to tell my parents....Victoria, 12, LebanonMO
I am 15 years old....lesbian....and a Mormon....I don't know how to explain to my parents about my sexuality because they are blindly lead by the leaders of my church...I've been self harming for months now and I don't know what to do...I feel...Corina, 15, FarmingtonNM
I can't tell my best friend that I'm pansexual but I think she would understand but I've dealt with enough stress... From drugs to alcohol...sex addiction, and self harm, not to mention recent bulimia. I'm really contemplating suicide. I need...Freak, 14, GaryIN
i dont know what i am im so confused and no one will listen to my feelings people just judge me for how i look no one understands me what do i do trevor plz help me dont just let my comment sit there plz talk to me tell me wat to do mackenzie, 17, mantecaCA
I just want to say that my life isn't bad, my parents love me and tell me that anyway I want to live is my choice and I know they would understand, but then why aren't I able to tell them I am gay? It has been over 8 years since I knew...D, 20, Arroyo GrandeCA
How come i can't be loved by my family? I like both genders..I feel pain all the time, but no one notices or loves me. My family doesn't care I know this... I've gone almost a month without eating and they don't notice. I let myself get raped by my...AK, 15, TampaFL
Dear Trevor, I know you receive many Ask Trevors about coming out and related issues. So, I am still wondering how and when to come out and how to maybe find a boyfriend in this small town I live in.Lennart, 18, Fergus FallsMN