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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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    So Yeah.......... *update* - I joined EP days ago and I like it so far. I expressed my feelings through my story called "confused." I said that I was bi, but im having other...
    Natalie542 Natalie542 13-15, F 16 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    hey x wanna make some new internet buds we can be friends or more than that *coughs* just kidding (or not :p) my name's kath shortened for katherine im 16 turning 17 this year...
    unicornsarerad unicornsarerad 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    loanother loanother 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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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...
    shesaloverofthelight shesaloverofthelight 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    I Somehow Feel Safe Here - i always knew that i was different, different from what is accepted in the society that what i was feeling was not how i should feel.. i've been...
    iLoveLife03 iLoveLife03 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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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...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul 18-21, F 77 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    I am 16 and I first had the thought that I was gay when i was 12 but I just blocked it from my head because my parents always came across as homophobic but I finally came to terms...
    CherelleTorrens CherelleTorrens 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    There are only 2 more months left until I graduate high school, with so many obstacles ahead of me. One of them being that I'm attracted to women and men, more specifically, so far...
    agirlwithcurlyhair agirlwithcurlyhair 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Just Can't Tell - Greetings! I knew I liked females and males ever since I was 12, but I didn't officially become totally a lesbian until I was 28. Weird, huh? Anyway, I have only...
    veryshy76 veryshy76 31-35, F 20 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    I want a girlfriend to be out and open with. I can't wait to walk down the street hand in hand with a girl and feel normal.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My friend that I mentioned in my previous stories were having a random/funny convo though text when she said "I need your opinion" she then sent me two pictures of her; 1 in a...
    Wetgirlxo Wetgirlxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    SavannaJade SavannaJade 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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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 6 Responses Feb 17

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    Many of the homosexual people just go with the 'bisexual' things just because they don't wanna be hated by other people. It may be not happen to you, but it happens to most of us...
    itsjennyjaa itsjennyjaa 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I'm still confused but I guess I'm a 90% lesbian because I only wish to be in a relationship with a female. I just want someone that can relate to me and can keep up a conversation...
    Rachh13 Rachh13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    hey i have something to tell you, its exciting actually. i told my mom today that i am gay. first of all she was in a verry good mood, and i told her to listent and i ask her if...
    lovefemales lovefemales 22-25, T 1 Response Apr 3

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    In Love With An Older Woman! - Im in love with this older woman who lost her husband about a year ago. I work with her and its so hard, to not kiss her or tell her my feelings. I...
    charmnflirt charmnflirt 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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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...
    EllisRose EllisRose 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My Dream About L... Part 2 - I let my arms fall to my side and clenched my hands...repressing every urge..closed my eyes ..afraid to open them to gaze on this mysterious beautiful...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    I'm 13 but I've always known I'm a lesbian. I've started to come out to some friends and family but i realised just how many people I need to come out to. Any tips on how to come...
    Aliensrreal Aliensrreal 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm a teen lesbian living in a narrow minded society
    weirdo333 weirdo333 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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...
    strikien strikien 26-30, F 13 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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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...
    EElena EElena 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    99 problems and getting pregnant aint one :p
    unicornsarerad unicornsarerad 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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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...
    brookesmelscer18 brookesmelscer18 18-21, F 17 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    I want to come out but fear keeps me locked inside
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    Once when I accidentally got drunk at home I told my parents (they already knew I was intoxicated by then) that I liked boys and girls (even tho I don't really like boys it just...
    foreverasuperhero foreverasuperhero 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm so confused right now. Is it normal to want to kiss your best friend? God she's just so sexy she constantly has guys all over her & I don't know if I'm jealous because of all...
    Wetgirlxo Wetgirlxo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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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 43 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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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...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 26 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I'm in the closet. I haven't told anyone, not even my best friend that I've been close to for 6 years! I'm just so scared! Hopefully I can over come this and tell everyone the...
    HMWard HMWard 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    do you guys ever just *chuckles awkwardly* whenever your parents make a homophobic statement :/
    unicornsarerad unicornsarerad 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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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...
    laencantadora laencantadora 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 5

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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...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Am I.. Or Am I Not? Plz Help - I feel a little weird writing this.. but at the same time i feel so releived that i found a place where i can speak my heart out and there WILL be...
    NoelS NoelS 18-21, F 30 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    I'm chatting with my friend (the one who invited to the movies) and she's talking about how boring is her life and how she wants more emotion in her life. Like feeling the...
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    hello i am sanjana(20years) bisexual. from hyderabad,AP.looking for a MOC partner from A.P..coming to me...i am a girl wid loving caring sharing friendly and some times funny :P...
    sanjana424 sanjana424 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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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...
    ageyutsa ageyutsa 18-21, F 11 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    I have never had any sexual experiences with a girl other than making out but I'm dying to. I want to know the feeling of another girl touching me & caressing me. I want to explore...
    nursinggirl08 nursinggirl08 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    My girlfriend and I broke up because she admitted she was falling really hard for me and I just didn't feel the same way. I really liked her, don't get me wrong. She was such a...
    UniqueToTheCore UniqueToTheCore 22-25, F Mar 24

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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...
    stephanie929 stephanie929 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    I am tired of feeling so lonely. I just want someone to talk to about anything... The topic doesn't matter... Just knowing that someone is willing to talk would be great. i will be...
    priyachoudary priyachoudary 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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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...
    dst68 dst68 66-70, M 269 Responses Jul 6, 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...
    nikkiHappiness nikkiHappiness 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    Being Somewhat Accepted - So I've told only 3 people that I'm a lesbian... The last friend I told has been my best friend for 13 years, and I was so scared to tell her...She...
    KLynnMarie KLynnMarie 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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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...
    Harpertrap Harpertrap 18-21, F 163 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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    I'm laying in bed tryna do my HW when I zooned out and had a sexy dream that I was making out with this girl in my class that I checked out today. But now I can't focus 😔
    Wetgirlxo Wetgirlxo 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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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...
    infinite1994 infinite1994 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 21

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    My friend just texted me saying omg I forgot to wear a bra! This text got me so tingly I wanna see her!
    Wetgirlxo Wetgirlxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8