Love the story, Dani. Hang in there.
Fear of rejection is rough. It’s hard for just about everyone. For us queer folk, though, it’s a little rougher sometimes, I think.
Our lives can sure be complicated.
But it sounds like you’ve got a handle on things.
You seem a hell of lot more self examined than I was at your age in any case.
As I tell my buddy Fred Shirley all the time, so often that it’s become a running gag between us, when things are tough, one must try.
Sounds like you’re trying pretty darn well.