I was 18 when I was suicidal. I thought there was no way out of the dark and horrible place I was in. At the last minute I took the chance and called a hotline. From there I got counseling, and I didn't kill myself.
Now I have been married for 18 years and with the love of my life for 21 years. I never knew I could be happy and for this long. If I had not worked through that dark time, I would never have known that my life could get better.
I have just heard about The Trevor Project,
and all of the generous videos being made by people like Tim Gunn, Chris Colfer and Neil Patrick Harris, talking out directly to LGBT and questioning youth that are being bullied and teased.
I beg of you, if you are someone, or know someone who is being teased - give them help, or reach out for help yourself.