"You. The Real State of Life," by Austin Bergman, Realist and Luxury Real Estate Mogul, provides a shockingly honest account of his life after he finally said two words: "I'm gay."
It's easy to shrink into someone else's expectations of who YOU should be. While society, family, friends and colleagues are influential, their roles in your life do not include dictating who YOU are destined to be.
The self-made millionaire was unhappily married and miserably gay. His life transitioned from being embraced by those who accepted his straight lie to being resented for finally living his truth.
Austin risked it all when he tore up the contract on his "white picket fence" life and drafted a new agreement based on his terms and conditions. Nevertheless, during the darkest hours of his life, he lost everything so he thought]. In the end, he discovered true peace, authentic happiness, and the real Austin Bergman.