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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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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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    I am in a relationship with a kind and loyal man but have been repressing the fact I'm a lesbian since I was 14. I think I've really messed myself up by denying this part of me for...
    ShaneMcCutcheon ShaneMcCutcheon 22-25, F 1 Response 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...
    loanother loanother 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sad To Be Left Alone - It's just sad being left out because she has found someone new. The worst part is, she left me for a guy who doesn't even know how to take care of her. I...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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

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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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    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 a closet lesbian and even telling a bunch of strangers on the internet makes me feel a little better :). I grew up in a very close minded homophobic church (more like a very...
    AmeliaTimeLord AmeliaTimeLord 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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

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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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    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 don't struggle with this choice. I live in a small (narrow-minded) town where I don't really wish to be out right now. I have a best guy friend who knows and we act as a couple...
    jcrazy99 jcrazy99 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i have a secret relationship with my co worker she has a long term girlfriend.. accidentally, we've fallen for each other and we've been like this for 8 mos secretly dating she...
    chie0429 chie0429 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 1 day 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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    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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    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'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 a week ago

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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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    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...
    anonymous0987654 anonymous0987654 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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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 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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    I'm gay (lesbian) and married into the military. I got married to get away from a bad situation and I am in a *better situation but I'm still gay on a straight/christian-y military...
    KLynnMarie KLynnMarie 18-21, F Apr 7

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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 3 days ago

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    I live in a very homofobic country and my family is a very catholic. I just wanna get this feeling out. Nobody knows what I am and I am afraid to tell them. (english is not my...
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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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    I think I am straight but I can't stop thinking about having sex with a woman. Am I BI?
    stormymorning stormymorning 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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