I always think that people who are shocked are either toxic themselves and the kind of people who say "but they're your family." Or they're lucky enough to have family that love, care for, and support them. You've made the only correct decision for your mental health. I'm sorry that you can't have the family that you deserve, but your family clearly didn't deserve you.

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Former counsellor and current queer. She/her.

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Leonora Watkins

Leonora Watkins

Former counsellor and current queer. She/her.