When I came out to my sister-in-law, she told me that people who are really set in their ways are more likely to be tolerant to different kinds of people after having relationships with these people.
How do you do this? After you're done writing, read your essay, re-read it a little later, and have someone else read it too, like a teacher or friend—they may find typos that your eyes were just too tired to see.
Outside of class each day was Suddenly I started scratching my neck, feeling the hives that had started to form. There is something magical about reading out loud.
If I can be an example to my family, I can be an example to my classmates. I wanted to find a solution so that nobody would have to feel the way I did; nobody deserved to feel that pain, fear, and resentment.