SovereignNemesis saidWow, damn I can certainly relate to some of those kids. Parents saying to never come back. And not wanting to live anymore cause you are tired of all the problems one comes across just for being themselves... I know this year I attempted my 15th suicide attempt
Do you have a couple really good honest caring friends (that have their lives together) in your life?
No i don't.
Would you consider doing some volunteer work for the GLBT center in your area? It is a great way to meet new people: http://www.qrd.org/qrd/www/orgs/avproject/gayelpaso.org/community.htm
Go down there and see what you can find out. There web site sure needs work.
Rio Grande Adelante has workshops, hikes, softball tournaments. All of these things would be a good way to meet people and find support. Check out their calendar of events.http://www.rgadelante.org
Their free workshops on Thursdays sound great!:
an intimate workshop for gay men to take positive steps in identifying and overcoming self-defeating behaviors. This workshop is based on a popular book by Joe Kort, "10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives." Some of the topics covered will include: - Taking responsibility for Your Own Life - Affirming yourself by Coming Out - Resolving Issues With Your Family - Graduating From Eternal Adolescence - Avoiding (or Overcoming) Sexual Addiction - Learning From Successful Mentors Who've Been There, Done That - Taking Advantage of Therapy "Workouts" - Maintaining Rewarding Relationships - Understanding the Stages of Love - Committing to a Partner For more information or to register for this free workshop, call (915) 929-9282.