Hi, my name is Carly. I am 14 (turning 15 in May) and I am Bisexual. I have been bullied in 7th and 8th grade, but not as much this year, which is great. In 7th grade, i was called names and verbally bullied. In 8th grade i was still mostly verbally bullied and being laughed at because i would always wear my hair short like a boy or dress funny or be...different. I just liked doing those things. A small reason why I kept my hair short is because a girl in my grade put gum in my hair. It happened one day in gym class. I had put my sweater on the ground while me and my partner were passing a frisbee and then, when class was over, we went inside to get changed. So, this girl says "Carly, can you put your hood on, I think my friend has the same jacket as you." So, I put it on and she said it was a different jacket. Then, after gym i went to my next class and my friend says i have something in my hair. Turns out, that bully spit her gum out into the hood of my jacket when it was on the ground. You know what happened to her after that? Nothing. No detention or suspension, just a warning. After that she just kept bullying me with her hurtful words and, at the time, I had no friends, no one to stand up for me. So i wrote a note. It wasn't a suicide note, but I was thinking about it....this one girl saw it and showed it to the guidance counselor. I was called down, my mother was brought to the school, and i got a therapist. She said nothing was wrong with me (the therapist) i was just special and unique. That's what they all said. Soon after I just didn't like talking to a complete stranger with my personal problems so I just stopped going. I've had about 4 therapists, in the past 2 years and I've left them all. I really don't like talking to someone I don't know about this like this. I don't really WANT help either. I'd rather just be left alone.
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