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Agnieszka Mazurek

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It is okay to be.... yourself.

People should never hide their sexual orientation from their relatives and friends. This kind of behavior may lead to mental breakdown, general unhappiness and dissatisfaction with life. One should seek acceptance instead of pretending to be someone they are not. No one should keep their feelings secret.

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    Apr 12 2012: That is a quandary only if you believe it is necessary. My father was remarried for seven years before I found out. Did it change my relationship with him? Not really, he was not that engaged with us, his family anyhow. Treat this the same way: Introduce when you want, if they can't accept what makes you happy, send the invite and expect to get the invitation rejected. And be grateful if they show. Trying not to disappoint people when they are being intolerant is an exercise in futility. Encouraging your happiness, despite their personal convictions, is a true testimony of their love.

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