An Open Letter To The Closet Gays Isolating With Family

Isolating at home with family sucks, but it’s worse when you’re isolating within yourself, too.

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Remember: Someone Out There Accepts You

Being loved and accepted is something we all contend with. Especially when it seems like everyone despises who you are. But it’s simply not true. There’s plenty of people who don’t mind if you’re gay.

Find Ways To Mentally Escape

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Love Your Family, No Matter What

Love doesn’t have to be given, it can just simply be felt. And it’s always a better substitute for hate. Hate can be so consuming. It’s metaphorically similar to drowning, really.

Reach Out To People Like You

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Keep Your Chin Up

This is not your whole life. It’s but a part of it. A temporary stepping stone on your road to great possibilities. So don’t be disheartened by the wavering world around you. This crisis will pass.

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