Community·Posted on Oct 5, 2016Tell Us How You Looked After Your Mental Health Before You Came OutBecause self-care can be more important than ever.by Anna BorgesBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Hiding your sexuality or gender identity from people can take its toll on you. instagram.com / Via Twitter: @GreysThetalk It can be stressful, exhausting, isolating, frustrating, or just plain annoying to keep up. And whether you plan to come out as LGBTQ eventually or never, finding little ways to take care of yourself in the closet can make a world of difference. Charlotte Gomez for BuzzFeed News / Via buzzfeed.com So we want to know: Whether you're currently in or out, what are your best tips for self-care while in the closet? View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Maybe you worked with a therapist and found some really helpful ways to manage the anxiety of it all. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Or maybe you found places to get support, like an organization or online community. Charlotte Gomez/BuzzFeed News / Via buzzfeed.com Maybe you've found little ways to ~let it out~ that don't involve actually coming out. Will Varner for BuzzFeed Comics / Via Facebook: BuzzFeedLGBT Like, maybe you've written letters you're not planning on sending or create art under a handle that hides your identity, but allows you to express yourself. Or maybe you took the pressure off coming out by realizing it felt more like an obligation than something you actually wanted to do. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Tell us your best coping tips as an LGBTQ person in the closet in the comments below, and your advice could be included in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post.