People are social creatures, so it’s fundamental for your family and loved ones to accept you for who you are to live a happy life. Community support is very important, and being shunned can lead to long-term pain, depression, and increased sadness.
‘Rain Dove’ Dubilewski is a Brooklyn-based queer, trans, and non-binary model who recently went viral after they decided to share the texts they’ve been exchanging with their relatives for the last 10 years. The messages show just how much have their close ones changed since 2008, and it’s truly heartwarming.
In the beginning, they received a lot of hate for who they are, but the hate has slowly been turning into love and acceptance – which meant everything for Rain Dove. Eventually, they were welcomed back in their family with open arms, and you can check out Rain Dove’s text messages for yourself below.
This is their text exchange from 2008:
Not much had changed two years later:
And in 2015:
Things started to change in 2017:
10 years later, the family finally decided to fully accept Rain Dove for who they are, and it’s truly heartwarming:
Source: Bored Panda