Adapted from a recent online discussion.
But you seem to be more in need of a safe place to sort out your feelings. A good, reputable therapist is an investment in your future. Try PFLAG, too, for coming-out support (http://bit.ly/1or9y4s).
Thank you. I’ll defend “it gets better,” though. Heavy use makes it easy to remember, and therefore a lifeline. Remember how it started (www.itgetsbetter.org … and hi, Dan).