When someone needs your support, sometimes it is hard to know how to help and you can do more harm than good. Of course, you have good intentions but it can be difficult to know what to say when a person is pouring their life story out to you and you are completely unprepared. Consider this your guide.
Society has a major problem, specifically, users. People tend to use people like stepping stones; and the worst thing about this is how common it is in the dating scene. We've all heard of men using women for sex, and women using men for money, status, and connections.
I do not want to be your friend anymore. It's been over a year of pretending I do not want you. It's been over a year of hearing you talk about girls and watching you get hurt. I am so tired of letting you rest your head on my shoulder, letting you pick me up and wrestle me, letting you tickle me and give me piggy back rides. I do not want you to tickle me and then continue talking or watching the movie. I want you to tickle me and then pin me down, smiling in that half-smirk way that you only use past eleven at night. I don't want you to put your arm around me and not pay attention to it, because for me every nerve that you touch gets electrified and my body tingles and yearns for your touch. I do not want to be your friend. I want to be your lover.
When I was 13, I knew I wasn’t straight, but the only person I told was my best friend and her mom mostly because I knew they didn't care whether I was straight or not due to the fact that it didn't change who I was as a person. However, I’d grown up in a fairly religious family, church nearly every Sunday with my grandpa, who died when I was 11, praying before a meal, and Sunday dinners after church. Having feelings for the same sex was not something that was accepted in my family.
Everyone has their moments when they aren't as polite as we were taught to be growing up, but there seems to be a decreasing number of people that will always extend people the basic courtesies, such as saying "thank you" when someone lets you past or holds the door for you, or saying thank you to a shop assistant when you finish your transaction.