Tips for Coming Out as lesbian, gay, bisexual

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Tips for Coming Out as lesbian, gay, bisexual

Don’t feel pressured.

 Don’t label yourself if you don’t want to.

 You don’t have to choose between your faith and your sexuality.

Most religions have groups for their lesbian, gay and bisexual followers. Go online to find a group near you.  Read how other people came out.

 Tell one person.

Forget the stereotypes.

 You’ll be protected at school, college and university.

 Think about the positives.

 Some people do have negative experiences.

Give people time.

 Start living! You will be amazed at how free you will feel once you have come out.

Consider the timing. Determine whether this is the right time. Be in a good place in your life. Be realistic and anticipate what their reactions will be. Arm yourself with answers ahead of time. Be ready for the “hellfire and damnation” argument. Stay calm, even if your parents aren’t. Their approval or permission is not required. Know when and how to make your exit. In the end, know that they love you.

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The Great “I AM” Sayings

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If you have Faith in Him, you will have True Life” JOHN 20:30-31.

I am The Bread that Gives Life!  JOHN 6:47-51

I am The Light for the World! JOHN 8:12

I am The Gate for the Sheep. JOHN 10:7-10

I am The Good Shepherd. JOHN 10:11-16

I am The One Who Raises the Dead to Life! JOHN 11:25-27

I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life! JOHN 14:6

I am The Vine. JOHN 15:5-7

GOD I AM

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The Knowing Darlings & Demons

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Ethics for a Whole World

“A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.” —Huffington Post, “Best Religious Books of 2011”Ten years ago, in the best-selling Ethics for a New Millennium, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed […]

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