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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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    I come from a RELIGIOUS background.

    I got a good reputation and have a lot of good friends and love to hangout with people. My family and friends loves me and i obviously love them too. But they dont no im a lesbian! No one knows! If i come out nothing will be the same everything will change. Yh so thats why im...
    L4Love L4Love 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Hi, any closer lesbians in the UK wanna chat?

    Message me xxx preferably under 20
    rainbowgirl07 rainbowgirl07 18-21, F 6 days 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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    Okay so this girl that I have a crush on is

    definitely straight. Spent two weeks together and it was fun but I could tell that she regards me as nothing more than just a friend. I didn't get any signs or hints from her. Yeah, she likes guys and she still contacts the guy that she has a crush on. So yeah. That's all I had...
    whentostop whentostop 22-25, F Apr 13

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    If you want check out my very gay tumblr

    account ;) : lezzz-rock-on.tumblr.com
    jlove987 jlove987 16-17, F Apr 19

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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 250 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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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 14 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    So I haven't come out

    yet to my parents or anyone else except for two people. Yes I know it's important to do this, but it's so stupid. My parents already suspect me of being lesbian and they never fail to remind me that they will love me no matter what. I just think the whole coming out thing is...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    When I was in grade 6 I found out there was a

    thing called lgbt then that summer I thought what if I was trans then I took into deep thought about it I had tons of dreams but then I realized my whole frickin like was pink then I knew I was for sure a girl then in grade 7 my teacher told the class if we had any trouble just...
    20tatumt 20tatumt 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm just stressing out about coming out of the

    closet to someone close to me. I want to tell my brother first since we are really close, and I had originally made plans to tell him when I turned 18, but I turn 19 tomorrow and I still haven't told him. Should I come out to my brother tonight? I think it would just be so nice...
    buddytori buddytori 18-21, F 4 Responses May 9

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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 46 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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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 176 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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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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    I want to come out because im not fully lesbian,

    im bi but I feel like people and my family will look at my differently and not accept me. Can anyone relate? How can we overcome this feeling? I've been looking for a girlfriend with no luck as well. Is anyone looking or single? If so would you keep your relationship secret as...
    sexysoutherngirl24 sexysoutherngirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    its so hard. laying in bed every night

    and fighting the urge to get online and look up videos of lesbians. its my only way of releasing the sexual frustration I have built up. I want to be out and to have a girlfriend and just be myself.
    sydlittle sydlittle 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    My friend thinks my crush

    and I should be travel partners when I told her about our two-week trip together. It was fun and we had a great time. We have made plans to go on a day trip together in two months' time. But today I'm going to talk about our first trip ever together. She was very kind to me...
    whentostop whentostop 22-25, F Apr 22

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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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    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 7 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    I don't know what to say.

    I have been in the closet most of my life and I'm still in. I don't know how to come out. I am scared that my family and IRL friends, my URL friends already knows it, will not like me anymore. So... how to come out "safe"?
    TheMadHatterWasHere TheMadHatterWasHere 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    I am in a long term relationship with a man.

    ..I have a daughter, who is not his but he has been involved most of her life. We live together and I figured out I was a lesbian about 6 years into our eight year relationship. I told him about a year ago and he was actually very supportive, even telling me I could have female...
    Baldbeauty Baldbeauty 26-30, F May 8

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    This has been rough. A couple days ago my

    boyfriend of 3 years broke up with me because I'm a lesbian. He told me he's known that I'm a lesbian for the past 2 years, but he thought he could deal with being with a gay girl forever. He can't. I love him so much and it really breaks my heart to imagine a life without him...
    Crystalbot Crystalbot 22-25, F May 12

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    I did the stupidest thing ever.

    I pushed away the girl that I liked so much and said mean things to her. Idk why I always tend to push away ppl that gets close to me. Now tht I apologised to her and we're friends again, it's never the same as before... I like her even more this time.
    flowerbedxxx flowerbedxxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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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 30 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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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 75 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    elle0489 elle0489 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I had this girl, she use to hang out with me

    and something happened and she kissed me. A lot happened after that but now I find myself attracted to other girls but my family doesn't accept lesbians... Idk what to do
    breemarlie breemarlie 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 13

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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 12 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Well I am mostly still in the closet.

    My closest friends know. Well basically anyone who isn't my family knows. and i would prefer to keep it that way. I joked about it to my mom once (to test the waters) and her reaction was not one i would like to see ever again. She may be fine with everyone else being gay but...
    TaquilaTopaz TaquilaTopaz 26-30, F Apr 15

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    I am a 22 year old female

    who has been in three long-term relationships with men. I am currently on my third one, and it is to that same point it was at with any other male I have been with. I get into these relationships for the wrong reasons. At first I feel I am genuinely into these people and I think...
    kaylabean92 kaylabean92 22-25, F 4 Responses May 3

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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 6 Responses May 21, 2014

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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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    I never reveal my affection towards a girl.

    I have strong urges to be with one but i never go for it. Its against my family and religion. I just want a girl who understands me and someone who's struggling with the same thing. I want to run away and be with a woman i can call my own. I dont want to come out. I just want to...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    If you are a woman 30-50 years old

    who dreams about teaching a young lesbian how to worship her body, message me. I want to be taught how to make love.. I want to explore a mature woman's body..
    Bicurious12345 Bicurious12345 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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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 2 Responses May 27, 2014

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    HEYYY guess what?! Im gay!

    🌈 But dont tell my family 😶😶😶
    L4Love L4Love 18-21, F May 11

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    Yes. Yes, I am. But most of the girls I'm

    attracted to that I eventually befriend actually friendzone me so I am here...getting on my own nerves while binge watching Orange is the new black.
    alltimestrokes alltimestrokes 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I want nothing more than to help other fellow

    lesbians get off! Please add me on snapchat @ sleepystoney69
    babylips666 babylips666 18-21, T May 8

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    I am hoping to chat to Asian lesbians/bisexuals

    (closeted or not) here in the UK. I'm hoping there's another woman who understands how it feels to close yourself up and not be able to talk to anyone about these feelings, no matter how close they are to you
    sara0088 sara0088 22-25, F May 10

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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 6 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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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 5 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    This is my first time

    even writing the words "I am a lesbian," so this is a big step for me. I think I've always known (very very deep down, so far down that the thought never even came into my head), but I had my "aha" moment about 7 months ago (in the beginning of my senior year of college). I...
    anonymous0987654 anonymous0987654 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    are there any girls between the ages of 24-30

    that would like to get to know each other? I would really love to hear about others with similar feelings.
    anli28 anli28 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Do you ever feel like you have

    so much love to give - you could care for them, ask them about their day, listen to their stories, hug them, kiss them, tell them how great they are and how you love them more than anything in the world...you don't even expect to be loved back, all you want is a place in their...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    Well, I'm out now. Happy Mother's Day,

    I'm gay! Well, that's not exactly how it came out. She didn't say much, it was kind of awkward. But it's done.
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I have a girlfriend right now

    and i'm so scared to death if I come out to my parents. They're ******* religious and our religion is pretty different among the others like they dont allow haircuts,wearing pants/sleeveless/shorts/tight clothes, piercings,same sex relationships etc.. but i dont follow it lmao...
    poqari poqari 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    We were best friends.

    For five years I have gotten to know her. I grew up with her. Now, she's a stranger. When we got into the same college it seemed the only choice was to room with each other. We knew the risks, but we thought that we did not apply to those circumstances. WE were closer... WE...
    redefiningjane redefiningjane 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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