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Knowing the dangers of conversion therapy is important.
If you are heterosexual & someone in your life is gay, then you should do your best to accept them for who they are because their sexuality does nothing to diminish their value as a person.
Do your part in educating people about the dangers of conversion therapy.
Conversion therapy is a pseudoscientific practice that aims to change homosexual individuals into "normal" heterosexual members of society.
It assumes that homosexuality is:
But even though CBT is widespread, it’s still highly misunderstood—even by the professionals who practice it. Numerous myths still abound.
This distress can further worsen when they get misgendered, stigmatised & isolated.
People with gender dysphoria commonly identify as transgender.
Treatment for gender dysphoria involves transitioning & therapy.
Financial limitations shouldn’t prevent anyone from finding help.
Checking in with your insurance company, asking for sliding-scale or reduced fees, or enlisting the help of a psychologist in training are choices that could help you fit therapy into your budget.
And while some options (like apps, self-help books, or podcasts) may not be a substitute for regular sessions with a mental health professional, there’s a lot you can do to improve your mental health.
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