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Hi, I‘m Lela. I am Bisexual.

Hey there! I'm Lela! I am a bisexual female. I really want this place to be about the truth. I've told so many lies to people I love and friends and everything so... Yeah. I am one of those Suicidal & Anorexic type of bisexuals that just like to be alone. I usually spend most of my time online. YouTube is my top priority right now. I've been suicidal since I was 14... I know it's a little crazy but... That's me. I've always had a really hard time making new friends...So I sort of keep that to the online level.

What being bisexual means to me

Being bisexual is hard in my community but I hold on. It means a lot to me, I just want someone to be there for me to help me through it.

What I would like the world to know about bisexuals

I want others to understand how being a bisexual works.

Not many others understand anything about sexual attraction. I've had to correct people so many times to have them get it right and the fact that most of them think that just because you have kissed the same sex means your automatically a bisexual. But I keep telling them that, It's not how it works.

What was your path to a bisexual identity?

I made a couple new friends and one of them were lesbian, and she kissed me and I just felt something that completely changed me. It felt like I was meant to be like this, I just had to wait for the right moment to happen.

What is the toughest thing about being bisexual?

The toughest thing about being bisexual is all the discrimination and teasing.

What is the best thing about being bisexual?

The best thing about being bisexual is that I can be proud of myself for finding out who I truly am. I can walk outside and literally scream "I AM PROUD OF WHO I AM AND NOBODY CAN CHANGE THAT!".

How have other people in your life reacted to your bisexuality?

My friends have respected it, as well as my parents. But, The people that I went to school with completely shut me out and pushed me away.

What advice do you have for someone who thinks they may be bi or who is in the process of coming out as bi?

Be proud of who you think you are. If your parents are homophobic, Don't be afraid to just tell them, as well as your friends. If none of them respond respectfully and actually accept for who you truly are... Then they never cared for real. If your scared to announce it to the world, You don't have to! These are your choices that you have to make. Be proud of who you are. When your ready to take the next step, Just go for it. You'll be more lucky that you would have assumed.