The tipping point for it to all change was shortly after I came out as bisexual. My parents’ reaction was less than positive.
My movements were restricted, my friendships heavily monitored. I felt like I had to lie to be able to continue to exist in that household.
My current psychologist thinks I only got through it because I dissociated my entire teenage years.Despite the dissociation as a coping mechanism (albeit an unhealthy one), I eventually became so overwhelmed by my mental illness I knew I had to seek help.A teacher at school was the person I went to.Read more on sane.org