Essay on Being A Member Of The Lgbt Community

869 Words Nov 9th, 2015 4 Pages
Unfortunately, about 41,000 people every year do not get to share the privilege with me of saying that they beat depression and suicide. They tragically cut their lives short for a plethora of different reasons. Perhaps they face persecution for being a member of the LGBT community or they feel that they are failing in school or their job and they see no way out. For me, I felt alone and isolated. Luckily, though, I made it through the darkest tunnel, and now I see nothing but a glowing future on the horizon.
For my entire life, I had been a troubled child, prone to extreme temper tantrums. I blamed everyone else for my unfortunate positions. Nothing was ever my fault. Wrong was always done to me. I thought irrationally purely based out of my own emotions. This slowly culminated into strained relationships with family and friends and reached its peak during the last half of my freshman year and the beginning half of my sophomore year in high school. It all began when I started absolutely hating my father. He was angry, distant, and impersonal which translated into my mind as he didn’t love me. My relationship with my girlfriend at the time was also slowly disintegrating because I felt the world was treating me unfairly and she wasn’t being the support I thought she should be. As a result, I started pushing her and my father away even more. It was a positive feedback loop where my situation just kept getting worse and worse.
During that summer, I finally hit my climax.…

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