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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 2 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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    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 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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    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 would like to meet a REAL woman to chat with, not someone who wants to **** over the internet and leave haha there has to be someone real out there lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    You know what sucks more than missing someone who is not around? missing someone who's right beside you. I am in love my straight best friend. And this is my life. everyday. I...
    sociopathiccharm sociopathiccharm 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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

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

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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