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Forum: Games and Things August 1st 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9,861
Views: 288,064
Posted By Ambedo.
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity July 15th 2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,481
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: It doesn't affect me

Everyone's experience with discovering their sexual identity is different. The fact that you simply accepted who you are and didn't struggle with any negative feelings about it doesn't make you any...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity July 15th 2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Non-PG13: So...I'm a lesbian
Views: 4,746
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: So...I'm a lesbian

Like Livia said, it's totally possible to have different romantic and sexual orientations. Enjoying sex that includes penises, strap-on or physically attached to a human, doesn't make you any less of...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity January 24th 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I think my family hates me, help me?

It breaks my heart to hear that you're being treated so poorly by your family just for being who you are. Its unfortunate that there are still people in this world who see being a member of the...
Forum: Film and Television January 15th 2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Netflix and Hulu

If you haven't already seen it, I'd recommend Rizzoli & Isles on Hulu. It's in the same vein as Criminal Minds and SVU, but it's definitely more light-hearted and more closely resembles a buddy cop...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity January 15th 2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Semi-Out? Is that a thing?

There's nothing wrong with being "semi-out", as you put it. Who you choose to come out to, as well as the time you choose to come out to them, is entirely dependent on what makes you feel most...
Forum: Games and Things January 11th 2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 28,672
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: What are you reading now?

Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity January 11th 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Telling people im gay when im really not

As other posters have already mentioned, sexuality is fluid. Realizing that your identity has changed/is different than you previously thought is completely valid! I actually had a similar experience...
Forum: Money December 23rd 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Do you budget for Christmas?

It may be too late for input since Christmas is only 2 days away, but I do force myself to have a budget for Christmas. I love buying gifts for the people in my life so I tend to go a little...
Forum: Fashion and Style July 18th 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Favorite season to dress in?

Autumn! In California, it's the best of both worlds so I can wear my favorite cardigans and boots and be cozy, but I can also keep some summer favorites in my wardrobe.
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity July 6th 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Finding My Label

As scary as it can be, experimenting is one of the best ways to determine where you fall on a spectrum, as it gives you the most opportunities to test different things out and adjust based on what...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity July 6th 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I'm so happy

It's great that you felt comfortable asking your brother to start using your preferred pronouns and that he was so supportive.
Forum: Arrivals and Departures June 3rd 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I am leaving...

Congratulations on the new job, Jenna! I'll miss seeing you around the site as much, but I'm so excited for you and this next chapter of your life! :)
Forum: Good Days! May 15th 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: First step :)

I'm glad to hear that your appointment went well! I hope the community mental health team is beneficial for you and that they're able to help you find a treatment plan that works for you. :)
Forum: Technology and Gaming May 15th 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By Ambedo.
Upgrading SIM card.

I recently upgraded from a Galaxy S4 (I know, it's ancient) to a Galaxy S7 Edge. I bought the phone used and didn't realize that it uses a nano SIM while the S4 uses a micro SIM. Is there a way for...
Forum: Substance Use May 14th 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,074
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: How to deal with life without cigarettes.

Quitting smoking is hard. There's no doubt about that. For me, it took about a year to finally lose the urge to buy a pack whenever I was stressed, anxious, or whenever I stopped at a gas station....
Forum: Announcements May 14th 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Introducing loads of new volunteer roles.

I really like the new roles you've come up with! I'm excited to see how they all grow and what they add to TeenHelp.
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 10th 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I have arrived

Welcome to TeenHelp, Madi! It sounds like the assembly about bullying really struck a chord with you. I think it's great that you want to use what you learned from it, as well as your own...
Forum: Announcements May 10th 2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Updated Mission Statement.

This looks great!
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 1st 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Ambedo.
Forum: Friends and Family April 26th 2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: How to stop being scared?

Not having a healthy relationship with your parents can be tough. I'm sorry to hear that you feel afraid to be open with them about the things going on in your life for fear of getting in trouble....
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity April 25th 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Triggering (Bullying): I think my dad is a homophobe
Views: 1,687
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I think my dad is a homophobe

II'm sorry to hear that your dad openly displayed such homophobic behavior. I can only imagine how difficult it was for you and your sister to see that side of him. It's great that the two of you...
Forum: Friends and Family April 24th 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Nothing I can do, but it still pisses me off.

Social encounters with ex-friends can definitely be difficult situations to navigate. That being said, I hope you realize that you are not at all in the wrong here. It sounds like you are more than...
Forum: Friends and Family April 24th 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: They hate me

The fact that you are taking responsibility for your actions is a great first step in a positive direction. While it's completely understandable that you don't want others thinking you're mean, the...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity April 22nd 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: People knowing that I'm gay with out me telling them

One of the things people often forget about stereotypes is that they are often rooted in some sort of truth and then taken to an extreme. People have told my fiancee that they can tell she's gay...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures April 18th 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Slight break

Take all the time you need! Your well-being definitely needs to be your first priority. :) Take care of yourself and whatever it is that you need to do.
Forum: Friends and Family April 12th 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Going to places alone with social anxiety

Social anxiety can definitely make going to new places an incredibly difficult thing to do, especially when you don't have someone you know well to go with.

As others have said, you don't actually...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures April 11th 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Starting Anew.

I'll never be tired of seeing you around, Ellie! Welcome back!!
Forum: Guest Advice Box April 11th 2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,666
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: How did you know you where gay?

I think I always kind of knew, but it wasn't solidified for me until I actually dated a girl. Before that, I was in strong denial about being a lesbian and convinced myself that the way I felt when I...
Forum: General April 11th 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: What does TeenHelp mean to you?

1. Since 2011, TeenHelp has been my safe haven and provided me with a much needed sense of community. Through the site, I have learned how to handle the various stresses that occur in my life,...
Forum: Sex and Puberty April 11th 2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: super late period

No matter how regular your cycle, every once in a while your body might decide to change things up. As you mentioned, there are a number of reasons that your period might be delayed. Beyond what you...
Forum: Sex and Puberty March 25th 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Yeast infection worse with treatment?

I'd definitely recommend going to your doctor about this. They'll be able to determine if there is a reason that the Monistat is not working and, if there isn't a simple fix, recommend another...
Forum: Mental Health March 25th 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: How do I tell my doctor?

Deciding to confide in someone about your mental state is a very brave thing to do. You should be incredibly proud of yourself for making the decision to do so.

In the US, doctors are only able to...
Forum: Games and Things March 25th 2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,686
Posted By Ambedo.
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity March 25th 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Female Advice Preferred: I don't know please help
Views: 1,597
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: I don't know please help

Discovering your sexual identity is a very personal journey. While it can be difficult not to take the opinions of loved ones into account, YOU are the only person that needs to be happy with your...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity March 23rd 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Fed up with being gay

This is definitely one of the downsides to being gay. When I was dating, this is something that I experienced a few times, so I know how frustrating and sometimes discouraging it can be. That being...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity March 17th 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: New Social Group for LBGTQIA

I love this! :) I'm excited to see what kind of positive discussions GASP contributes to the TH community.
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 16th 2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Time to hang up the boots

I knew this was coming and it still bums me out. I'm so proud of how far you've come and I'm even more excited to see the direction you take your life!
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 8th 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Announcement - Explanation


I can definitely understand why it's time for you to move on. You're a busy bee out in the real world and, from what I've seen on social media, you're doing some amazing things. I'm really...
Forum: Good Days! March 6th 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ambedo.
Re: Stories for motivation

I spent three years in an abusive relationship and had basically resigned myself to the fact that I was never going to get out of it. As far as I was concerned, it was just the way my life was going...
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