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I've been coming out to people slowly and getting mixed reactions. Some are taking it very well, others have questions and several have said 'Things make more sense now!' or 'I already knew.'.
So what have your experiences been?
I had one or two friends react badly, but my mother has definitely been the worst thus far - I came out to her last August, and she's yet to even accept I might be anything other than "confused".
I think what hurt the most was her saying it was because I must think I'm too fat or ugly to be a girl. I guess it just kind of hit at my self confidence, because I don't really think of myself as ugly (and neither do my partners so I guess I can't look too awful) except for when she constantly reinforces that idea within me.