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    The Power of Love

    How do I put into words what it is that I am feeling right now? I am confused and wishing I could be just neutral.

    I went shopping a little while ago, and on my way home my husband called me. He told me I should not have went shopping and spent money. I bought him some things for father's day and when I mentioned I got him some things, he became upset. It is because I don't have a job. He was upset with me about us having one income and going shopping.

    He told me to not put up roadblocks into me finding a job, or doing what it is that I want to do. Professionalism is not something that comes easy for me, and with my mental health issues it's harder than that of a person without them. It is not an excuse to stay where I am, but it does not make it as easy as someone else's level of difficulty. I know everyone experiences difficulties. I swear it will be OK. I just have to find something that I love to do and go for it.

    Today is a day of mixed emotions. It's driving me nuts... But it's something that I have to deal with. I am hoping for a better tomorrow since today is a Mix of a Mess and a Blessing.

    Take Care.

    #Love #Trying #iamhere #sad #happy #MixedMood #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #jobless #lonely #notalone #up &Down #PanicAttack #PanicDisorder #Crazy #Wild #calm #confused #shoppingaddiction #Mourning #grieving #Grief #FathersDay #dowhatyoulove #lovewhatyoudo #Loveislove #PrideMonth #Trying #doing

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    "Happiness comes from within." I have heard before. However, what if it doesn't? What if it is something that must be created? Humm..

    Well, Today is the day for you to choose happiness.



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    Hello everyone and greetings from Charlotte, NC.

    I’m new to the group and look forward to meeting and making new friends. Thanks for allowing me to be a part of this community.
    #LGBTQ +rocks
    #Loveislove 🏳️‍🌈

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    This is some research that I did on the #LGBTQ community. I want to spread #SuicideAwareness for the community. #help #lovewins #Loveislove

    Among U.S. adults, percent identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. LGBT identification is lower as age increases; percent of Millennials (born between 1980 and 1999) identify as LGBT, compared to percent of Generation X individuals (born between 1965 and 1979).

    Women are more likely to identify as LGBT than men (5.1 percent compared to percent).

    Research suggests that LGBTQ+ individuals face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights. Discrimination against LGBTQ+ persons has been associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and suicide.

    Personal, family, and social acceptance of sexual orientation and gender identity affects the mental health and personal safety of LGBT individuals.

    A majority of LGBTQ+ people say that they or an LGBTQ+ friend or family member have been threatened or non-sexually harassed (57 percent), been sexually harassed (51 percent), or experienced violence (51 percent) because of their sexuality or gender identity.

    Fifty-nine percent of LGBTQ+ people feel that they have fewer employment opportunities and 50 percent believe they are paid less than non-LGBTQ+ people.

    Thirty-eight percent of transgender people say they have experienced slurs and 28 percent have experienced insensitive or offensive comments because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Twenty-two percent of transgender individuals say they have avoided doctors or health care out of concern they would be discriminated against.

    LGBTQ+ teens are six times more likely to experience symptoms of depression than non-LGBTQ+ identifying teens.

    LGBTQ+ youth are more than twice as likely to feel suicidal and over four times as likely to attempt suicide compared to heterosexual youth.

    Forty-eight percent of transgender adults report that they have considered suicide in the last year, compared to 4 percent of the overall US population.

    In a survey of LGBTQ+ people, more than half of all respondents reported that they have faced cases of providers denying care, using harsh language, or blaming the patient’s sexual orientation or gender identity as the cause for an illness. Fear of discrimination may lead some people to conceal their sexual orientation or gender identity from providers or avoid seeking care altogether.

    Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860

    LGBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743

    TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386

    TrevorText: Text START to 678-678

    The Steve Fund Crisis Textline: Text STEVE to 741741

    Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

    Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

    GLBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

    #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #PTSD #LGBT

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    Promising Future #taken #LGBTQ #Depression #Loveislove #alphabetmaphia

    Saturday was our one month anniversary, and I made dinner and a friend helped me set it up with candles and flowers. Her daughter was our waiter and also helped me cook. She loved it and surprised me with a promise ring of my own after I had given her one the night before. She also brought a bag with the cutest gifts. We know that we'll be getting married in 2022, only waiting because her son and his fiancé are getting married next year and we want to honor their time. I've never been loved or accepted like this, and sometimes it's a bit overwhelming abs hard to process. It feels so natural, so at home when I'm with her, and home is where I most like to be. My depression is also in control, and normally my anxiety is too. I love her so much it hurts sometimes, and I'm sure glad she wanted to put a ring on it.


    Much love

    Peace, blessings, take good care of yourself. I always feel amazing in and after yoga 🧘‍♀️ & hot shower 🚿 & other things . Do, BE positive . One day at a time . Good vibes. Life is an up & down exciting, intriguing, unpredictable rollercoaster #Bipolar1Disorder #MajorDepressiveDisorder #Anxiety #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #PTSD #Love #Loveislove


    Any of my fellow trans people out there?

    I've been feeling pretty isolated. Most of my close friends are in the LGBTQ+ community, but none are trans. It's difficult to speak on my dysphoria and stresses when it comes to being a trans FtM teenager because they can't truly understand. Just looking for a little affirmation that there is a community of us. #trans #Transgender #LGBT #Loveislove #transmenaremen #transwomenarewomen


    Late nights

    When I’m up late most nights I let my mind wonder, yes I know this is bad most of the time. Though I feel sometimes it makes me feel almost normal. When I let my mind wonder it’s almost like gambling, sometimes good, but mostly bad. When it’s good I smile and feel ok, but when it’s bad I feel like everyone/thing hates me. I feel as though nothing matters or that people won’t want to help me. Though I know that’s not true I can’t help but think it.....I know there are so many people who will sit down and talk to me, who won’t just ignore me. Yet I seem to push them away, when It’s late and I begin to cry I push the people I love away the most. I know that’s bad, but I can’t help it, I want them to be happy not worried or sad that I’m not ok. I want to make them smile and laugh. It scares me to reach out to others, but I need to do it more often I really do. I feel like a bad person when I want to reach out, yet I also feel like a bad person when I don’t. Let me explain, when I push people away I don’t respond to them fast enough, I leave them on read. Too scared to respond, as though I’m going to say something that will upset them. But I know deep down that if they really do love me for me they won’t get mad. So I need to try to let down my walls, and let them in. I need to at most try. So yay for me I guess. Though for you the reader, always remember you have people here for you. You are loved by people, and if you don’t think so well I love you. I don’t care if I know you, you are here for a reason, and that reason is not to just come and go. You are unique in your own way, you are amazing in your own way. Don’t let others bring you down just for being yourself. You matter, you are loved, and you are cared for. I love you, stay strong.❤️ #latenight #Anxiety #Depression #Loveislove #betruetoyou #genderfluid


    Do I start a blog?

    Do I start a blog?

    I really enjoy writing about things and if I was to invest my time into a blog I would want to put my all into it, and so if I didn’t get much of an audience there wouldn’t be much point in starting it, so if I started a blog who would read it? I’d post about different topics such as;

    • relationships
    • health & wellbeing
    • sexuality
    mental health
    • true crime / missing persons cases
    • Traveling
    • tv show / film reviews
    • how to blogs
    • DIY
    And more so please tell me if you’d like me to start a blog
    #Blog #LGBTQ #Selfharm #Writing #ADHD #Lesbian #Gay #Truecrime #MentalHealthHero #DepressionAndMentalHealth #Loveislove


    People Like You.

    He, she, what, it?
    You give 'em hell, I'll give you shit
    About how it's hearts instead of parts and smarts about whose heart is true
    You asked me, didn't you?
    And I told you, told you, I fucking told you
    About how it's they and I don't lay with those who play with people like me

    Him, her, that, them?
    You don't care if they're butch or a bitch only if they're femme
    That's fine, love
    Be you
    But don't tell me, tell them
    Tell anyone that their life is through
    Because no one needs to think that their life is through and they need to end it in order to end the pain
    That YOU have put them through

    His, hers, this, its?
    'Its' like me, it's not like you want to know
    How the flow and the low down of us who go down this path and we vow
    To withstand what you throw at us
    Pull punches, pitch kicks
    One of you, one of us, yeah, you wish
    But you need your buddies, right?
    Two or three or four or more of you fight, only at night, thinking that you have the right to anything
    Anything that's ours

    He/him, she/her
    And we hold them/they because they need to stay with someone who's safe
    And we smile with her because she needs to know not to go when her life hurts, she's worth it, though
    And we stay with him because he needs to see that he's not flawed, and that we and she and he and they will be
    Holding them together
    When you don't want us to.

    It doesn't matter to you, really?
    You need the power, the knowing
    That YOU are safe from people like you.

    We are safe from people like you.


    note: I wrote this on the LGBT Day of Silence (April 12) but just posting it now, hope you enjoy.

      #MightyPoets #MentalHealth #LGBT #LGBTQ #LGBTQIA #trans #Transgender #nonbinary #Loveislove #dayofsilence