Paid PostPosted on Aug 9, 2017Tell Us What Helped You Most When You Came OutShare your tips to help others on their journey.by This Free LifeBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink The decision to come out is an extremely personal one that takes a lot of courage. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Viceland / Via gaypetshark.tumblr.com It's a long and sometimes difficult journey, and many know that you don't just come out once but multiple times. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / Via rebloggy.com So what helped you most when you came out? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Temple Street Productions / Via idkijustlovebands.tumblr.com Did you seek guidance from LGBTQ friends? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Showtime / Via giphy.com Were you inspired by a particular person in the community? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF World of Wonder Productions / Via fuckyeahrupaulsdragrace.tumblr.com Did you write, journal, or throw yourself into a creative project? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Television / Little Stranger / Via thecopyleftist.tumblr.com Or do you just have a funny anecdote of something that happened during this time? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via asongoficeandlolz.tumblr.com Let us know in the comments below! Your stories and tips can help give inspiration to others who are considering coming out. The best responses will be featured in a future BuzzFeed sponsored post. Just a heads up — anything you send us is covered by the regular BuzzFeed User Terms. Also, check out This Free Life to see how others are helping our community.