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postheadericon How to Comfort Someone When There is Nothing You Can Offer Except Solace

How to Comfort Someone When There is Nothing You Can Offer Except Solace

Three Parts:Offering Solace in PersonOffering Solace From AfarAvoiding Being OffensiveCommunity Q&A One of the worst feelings in the world is knowing that someone you love is hurting, and there’s nothing you can do. What do you say when you’re standing there helplessly, watching your loved one bury her head in her arms and struggle with the weight life has dealt? Maybe you can’t take the pain or frustration away. But you can show your concern and compassion. Don’t ever think you can’t do anything – for, sometimes, a little friendship…

postheadericon How to Come Out As Gay or Lesbian

How to Come Out As Gay or Lesbian

You have realised your sexuality, and have accepted it, and now you have decided to come out of the closet. You may want to stop and think about whether you are doing the right thing by confiding in certain people at this point. The key is to know if you are ready, then choose the first people you tell for their potential as positive supporters, and then decide whether or not you would like some of your more casual acquaintances to know. If you are in a gay or lesbian…

postheadericon How to Combat Dysphoria While Bathing

How to Combat Dysphoria While Bathing

Dysphoria: the discomfort trans people sometimes feel about their bodies, or other parts of their lives, not matching the gender they actually are. While never a good thing to have, it can be particularly difficult to deal with while trying to keep clean. 1 Bathe in the dark. While it might seem difficult and dangerous, you likely know your own shower well enough that you would be able to find the soap with the lights off. Try turning them off right before getting undressed. The first few times you try…

postheadericon How to Cold Approach a Girl

How to Cold Approach a Girl

Four Parts:Be Prepared MentallyPut yourself out thereApproachAfter you approachCommunity Q&A You see an attractive girl in public or, any place really, so what do you do? Do you peek at her several times, think about being with her, or having her as your girlfriend? But then, she is gone and so is your fantasy… Oh well, life goes on, right? This may have happened to you several times. Did you ever ask yourself What if she is the one? This will prepare you to actually take action next time you…

postheadericon How to Adopt a Child if You Are Gay

How to Adopt a Child if You Are Gay

Four Parts:Researching Adoption in Your StateChoosing an AgencyGoing Through the Adoption ProcessGetting SupportCommunity Q&A Adoption is an increasingly popular option among LGBT individuals and couples, and many adoption agencies are welcoming and supportive. Some states still have laws restricting LGBT adoption, so it’s important to conduct plenty of research and and find a good agency to guide you. Meeting other people who have been through the process is a great way to learn essential information and form a strong support network as you start your adoption journey. Part 1 Researching…

postheadericon How to Admit Mistakes

How to Admit Mistakes

Two Methods:Admitting a Mistake to Someone in ParticularTesting Your Ability to Admit to MistakesCommunity Q&A Admitting you made a mistake can be a challenge if you want to avoid “losing face”. However, in the eyes of other people, a person who can admit to mistakes and move on from them is more likely to garner respect than someone who blusters and pretends they weren’t responsible. Ultimately, continued refusal to face up to being wrong or causing a problem can take a toll on your reputation, relationships, and your work or…

postheadericon How to Admit the Truth over the Phone

How to Admit the Truth over the Phone

So, everybody lies; it’s human nature. However, avoiding the truth is easier than admitting you have lied. We all have those times when we are to scared to tell somebody face to face, or maybe there isn’t a chance to talk in person. Writing a letter has its own issues: what if you don’t have an address? What if they have questions to ask you about what you’ve said? What if there is too much or it is too complicated to put into words? Fear not, here you can learn…

postheadericon How to Choose a Role Model

How to Choose a Role Model

Two Methods:Choosing a Role Model That You KnowChoosing a Celebrity Role ModelCommunity Q&A Role models are important. They help us become the person we want to be and inspire us to make a difference. Choosing wisely means that you will be positively influenced and encouraged to be the best person possible. Choosing a role model in your personal life is different than choosing a celebrity role model but by following a few steps you can choose the best people to fill these roles in your life. Method 1 Choosing a…

postheadericon How to Choose a Name for Yourself After a Sex Change

How to Choose a Name for Yourself After a Sex Change

Choosing a name isn’t always easy when you are transgender. It can take a while, but in this article you will find some techniques to choose it – just remember to go with something that feels right to you. Ad An editor has suggested that this article be merged with: “How to Choose a New Name (Transgender)” Per the merge policy, if these topics are determined to be similar but distinct, then the articles will remain separate. Please comment on the discussion page. Notice added on 2016-05-26. Steps 1 Use…

postheadericon How to Choose a Gift That Reflects Your Long Distance Relationship Love

How to Choose a Gift That Reflects Your Long Distance Relationship Love

Many people find themselves in long distance relationships for a variety of reasons; employment, studying, military deployments or just the location of where you live in relation to them. With today’s technology is it easier than ever to maintain contact and ensure the relationship doesn’t suffer just because of the distance that keeps you apart. However, sometimes something more than just contact is required to show they are thought of, missed and loved. Special occasions such as birthdays, Christmas and Anniversaries can be tough on both sides but also just…