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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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    The Closet Gets Cramped

    Hi, my name is Stephanie. :) I am a college student who only recently started coming to terms with my sexuality. I've known for as long as I can remember that I liked girls, but I always did my best to stifle the truth, and keep my feelings buried. This is a huge contributing...
    stephanie929 stephanie929 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    I’m Tired And I’m Coming Out!

    I have been a resident of the closet for a long time. I’m 22! So I have been hiding here for so many years. I used to consider it my comfort zone. A place where I can safely hide my ego from being hurt by homophobes who can’t understand. I am a lesbian. And a few months...
    deleted deleted 26-30 32 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    Wanting to talk to young girls like me.

    can't ask questions cause people keep reporting me so inbox me if you want to talk
    stephygirl99 stephygirl99 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I keep going from Lesbian to bisexual on what I

    think about myself. The thing is I need help. This guy likes me & I'm not sure what to think off him. I think I'm a Lesbian but I'm not sure. Should I get with him maybe kiss & see how it feels? Or just not get with him cause I really don't have feelings for him. I guess I have...
    TheShipsGoingDown TheShipsGoingDown 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    Why Do People Assume You Choose To Be Gay Or Lesbian?

    Today during my Sociology class, we were talking about deviance and how a lot of psychologists believe that you're born 'bad'. Well, one of my stupid classmates, Ian, said, "I don't believe you can be born bad just as much as you can be born gay,"Well, that got me ticked off. Why...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 26 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I'm in a long term relationship with a man

    but over the past few years have come to realise I am attracted to women. I don't know if I was always a lesbian really and suppressed it when I was younger but I guess it doesn't really matter now. I'm not looking for sex talk on here though. I'm a genuine person just trying to...
    EllisRose EllisRose 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    And that's why I'm a loner.

    .. ;-; Does laughing this off would make me feel better?
    TheDesireToDance TheDesireToDance 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    My Daughter Is A Closet Lesbian

    I have been wanting to write this story for a long time. This story is a tribute to my one and only daughter. For simplicity I will refer to my daughter as "M". After 5 children and several years of marriage my wife and I divorced. Our youngest, M, thought that I did not love her...
    Spockk Spockk 66-70, M 257 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    I'm Stuck In Closet-land..

    I'll start at the beginning.. I was a late bloomer in the love department. As a kid, I was always fine with just having fun whereas the other girls were more concerned with who liked who and which boys were the cutest. As much as I tried, I could not get into these conversations...
    ageyutsa ageyutsa 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    This is my first time admitting it

    but I am a lesbian. For years I have been and I am still hiding it from the people I love because I'm scared. I just want to be free and love who ever I want but at the moment I can't. Will it ever get better?
    SecretUK SecretUK 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I fell in love in love with a girl but cause

    I'm a girl I hide in fear and shame I try to keep a distance but every thing about her pulls me in she has the beauty an perfect soul I've always wondered if she knows Just say something or give me a hint But every day ends just as it begins With her thinking I just wanna be...
    watdoido2094 watdoido2094 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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    Willing To Come Out For The Sake Of Love

    I am an average looking girl who has a boring life. I've been hiding inside the closet and now I realized that I've been depriving myself the chance of loving and being loved by someone. I am an introvert and it's quite difficult for me to open up with anyone. I've never been in...
    strikien strikien 26-30, F 13 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    I can't take this anymore.

    I have never felt so alone or scared before. It is like I am hemorrhaging all these emotions with no share them and it's messy and scary and heartbreaking. And worst of all, I can't fully explain it to anyone I know because my best friend is my boyfriend. I can't keep playing...
    Musicartlife Musicartlife 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont trust girls who are attracted to

    me…like why? write me a 10 page paper with a legitimate thesis and valid points backing up your claim or you fake.
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 7 Responses May 21

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    Couldn't Change Even If I Wanted Too

    It is scary to be yourself in a world full of hateful people. In a world full of people who don't understand that being gay isn't a choice. It isn't something that you decided. I don't wake up and think "You know what I'm feeling a little gay today." lol. It is something that I...
    EElena EElena 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    At Fifteen

    My first serious gay relationship happened when I was 15. I'd kissed several girls prior to that, and had a fairly intense sexual experience in grade school, but lesbian lovesexmagic didn't happen till the summer before tenth grade. She was my next door neighbor, a cute...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Happy New Year to all!

    I'm Nikki, 23 yrs old. I live in the US and the Caribbean. I recently began exploring these attractions I have towards women and well my family/friends don't know about it and I am pretty anxious and pensive about it so I hope through this site I can meet people going through...
    nikkiHappiness nikkiHappiness 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    it's suffocating being closeted.

    however i feel i am already consider the better ones who are closeted compare to people who had been undergoing much worse. My parent will not accept this if they noe i am a lesbian and would force me to cut off all ties with my girlfriend. i am sure they had suspicion now as i...
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    We've been friends for almost a year now.

    I can tell that she genuinely likes me as a friend and we enjoy each other's company because we've been texting every single day for months. Usually she's the one to text first. She finds me hilarious and always laughs at my jokes. We've only met once because she's an...
    whentostop whentostop 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    and i dont know how to come out.

    I would like to snapchat some girls to get the hang of even talking to girls. Message me for my snapchat name... p.s. i send awesome pics.
    Geminilovexxx Geminilovexxx 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    My mom just found out

    that I am in love with one of my best friends.. She was fuming mad at me. She said that I better stop seeing her... I could only cry. I wanted to tell her that I am really gay and there is nothing I can do with it. I want to run away from home so I can be free.
    Mikey022 Mikey022 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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    I have an amazing boyfriend

    and I care about him but I can't love him. I can't love him because I like girls, not boys... And I've tried and tried and tried so hard to make it work but to me it's just an act. an act I need to keep on playing because I know what my parents and my friends would say if it...
    infinite1994 infinite1994 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 21

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    I'm in love with someone close to me,

    and I know she's a lesbian, but she doesn't know that I am. And if I tell her, then I probably have to tell my parents, and the whole world, and I don't know how they'll react.
    jjm52534 jjm52534 13-15 1 Response Nov 17

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    I'm a Closeted Lesbian

    I'm not sure how I got to this point. It's like I have two different lives--two sets of friends, two sets of stories; everything split rather unequally to fit into 'gay' and 'normal'. Not straight. Normal. My mother is my idol, and she's the hardest-working, most beautiful...
    Harpertrap Harpertrap 18-21, F 172 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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    Ok this past Saturday I finally got what I have

    been longing for from the one I fell in love with. She was perfect! She knows how to eat girls out, I just wish she would she that I'm still in love with her. Even after 4 years. I want her to feel the same. I have to tell her when I see her the next time.
    GeorgiaPeach03 GeorgiaPeach03 18-21, F Nov 14

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    I tried so hard to like boys.

    But it just never really worked. When I tried dating guys, after a couple weeks I just couldn't do it anymore, I felt nothing towards them. Every time. I kept trying to go farther with guys sexually and I never felt aroused or good. When I lost my virginity to a guy it was awful...
    SavannaJade SavannaJade 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    im coming out of the closet in a small way here

    on this website. im still working on accepting it completely
    huzzah111 huzzah111 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    It's hard especially

    when your own family does not about it... You can't go out of the closet because of fear of rejection...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    well yes i am a closet lesbian my mum know knows

    as of last week along with my aunts and my cousin and one of my friends they were all completely fine with it by the way i'm 17 my mum says where we live is a little backwards and keeps asking me if i'm sure it could be because my hormones are all over ??? i know its DEFINITELY...
    Charb2345 Charb2345 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    It's true. I'm a closet lesbian.

    I can't shake this feeling, this urge, this tension. It just won't go away. I think about being with a woman romantically and sexually all of the time. I dream about buying her flowers and candy, and about laying her down in bed and having my way with her. I need a girl I...
    sydlittle sydlittle 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 20

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    Hence my fish profile picture.

    I'm still badass though. And I can assure you my friends are reading this, but have no idea it's me lmao
    lezbelez lezbelez 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I grew up in a family

    that is very religious. They are very anti-homosexual and would never accept me if they knew. I tried to be what they wanted me to be to the extent of marrying a man and having a son. I was miserable and my heart still ached to find the true soul mate I knew was out there. I...
    loanother loanother 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Hello! We are recruiting lesbian women

    for a research study about lesbians' health and eating behaviors. Women must identify as a lesbian and be between the ages of 18-25 to participate. For completing the survey, you will be eligible to enter a raffle to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card or 1 of 5 $10 Amazon.com gift...
    ODU9Lesbian ODU9Lesbian 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Is there any single lesbians around the age of

    13 that would be willing to date me
    bulliedweakling bulliedweakling 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 19

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    Dont Know What To Do

    im a student at university and i am a cheerleader but there is a problem im a lesbian and no one knows and i dont know what to do
    amy1200 amy1200 18-21, F 45 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    Lesbian, But I Can't Find Other Lesbians Or Don't Know Where To Look.

    I just joined this site because I saw another person post a similar concern as I have myself, but didn't quite answer all of my questions. I am a lesbian, been with men, been told all of my life being gay is wrong, or "weird", but now that I'm 20 years old I can form my own...
    brookesmelscer18 brookesmelscer18 18-21, F 24 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Not really......after all there isn't enough

    room for the two of us in my closet anyway. I guess I could get a bigger closet or just be out like I'm starting to be. Okay so long story, but basically I've discovered girls in a whole new way. All through my life I thought I was straight, normal, you know, not gay...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 17

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    i am 27 yrs old and just a couple yrs ago i

    realized that i am attracted to women. the hardest thing for me right now is the fact that i haven't been able to explore these feeling further. i don't know why it took me so long to realize that i like women; all the early signs were there for me but i never paid close...
    laencantadora laencantadora 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 5

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    At Least I Can Be Proud Here, Where No One Knows Me.

    Isn't that sad? That we have to live in a worl where the only place we can be ourselves is when we are anonymous. I mean, of course Rose Donovan is not my real name. It is the name of one of my fictional characters. I could not out my real name on here for fear someone I knew...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul 18-21, F 76 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    I've had little crushes on girls through high

    school. I dated guys then, too, cause that's just what ya did, and I craved the affection from them, but never went far with guys. I have yet to even go on a date with a girl cause I'm not out yet, and I want to wait until I am. But, for the first time, I feel I'm actually in...
    JessicaXbunny JessicaXbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think it has come to a time in my life

    where I need to admit to myself that I am bi or lesbian. I have loved men in the past but physically they don't do much for me and I find my mind wandering about women in the bedroom. My brother came out as gay and I feel that now I can't do the same because he beat me to it...
    Poppy1985 Poppy1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I told my friend today.

    I was the first whom she came out as a bisexual, so I thought she would understand me. I was right. she supports me. She told me: "whatever you need me or talk about something; I'm here for you. We are together in this". Was even better because she told me this face to face...
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 3 Responses May 27

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    I am using EP to slowly let people know

    that I am a lesbian..I have some barriers to being open...sigh..
    femsweety12 femsweety12 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    unicornsarerad unicornsarerad 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    Looking for a closet lesbian,

    who wants to marry a closet Gay guy to satisfy parents and society. But be free to live her life as she wants in private.
    Studio54 Studio54 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    AngelLuvsBabyBlue AngelLuvsBabyBlue 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Anyone in northwest Oregon?

    I want an EP friend that i can talk to in real life
    imbleedinghope imbleedinghope 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm 16 years old and I know I'm a lesbian I have

    for years I've never kissed a girl but I have kissed a guy and I didn't like it but it's hard because I can't come out because I know for sure my family will be against it and my mum will hate me as she is religious and I know my friends will be freaked out but I hate it because...
    mish6 mish6 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Was Confused For So Long...

    I'm not one of those "I knew since I was 5 years old" lesbians...but I am gay. Very gay. And even though I'm closeted at the moment, I'm proud of who I am and I'm happy with being gay. It took a long time to even understand my sexuality, allow me to explain... When I was 12, a...
    shesaloverofthelight shesaloverofthelight 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    I'm a 30 year old Indian lesbian looking

    for a gay gentleman in US/UK or any abroad country, so we both could settle there. I believe its better that to stay away from our parents.. I have started my venture into writing lately. I'm a forward thinker exploring myself and would love to explore the World as well. I would...
    dragonofsouthind dragonofsouthind 31-35, F Sep 27

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    I am a lesbian in high school.

    I am only out to my relatives.
    chlo3ann3 chlo3ann3 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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