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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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    The reason for this is

    because my family are strict Muslims and wouldn't allow me to be a lesbian. I remember once i was joking about it, just to see their reaction and they took it so seriously that now i am scared to tell them. I know for sure that this isn't a phase. However i'm 17 now so i will...
    Sammim4lik Sammim4lik 16-17, F Mar 26

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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 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 9 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    i am in the closet and i cant come out anytime

    soon. i need a woman who can understand me and support me all the way. i crave intimacy, i wish i could fall in love. anyone interested in getting to know me more inbox me. i love honesty and sincerity.
    lesbewoman lesbewoman 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14, 2014

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    me and my girl friend are

    now best friends it was her decision to be friends , i still love her , we talk daily everything is normal except we are not a couple anymore, i love her and i have to suppress my feelings and just be her best buddy which i am trying to be, but its killing me inside that i love...
    juslive21 juslive21 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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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 74 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    I've known I liked girls

    for as long as I can remember. I've gone out with guys before thinking maybe something was wrong with me? As a pastor's kid it isn't really 'okay'. I'm sick of hearing the bad things they say about gay people right in front of me. I just wish I could come out and that they would...
    luvvyowl luvvyowl 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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 8 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 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. Talking crap is also a form of entertainment :)
    Rachh13 Rachh13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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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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    I have loved a women body

    since I was 12 i have always touched myself in miny ways just to feel a women no one in my family knows and I'm 31 now can I tell them no its no use cause they would dis own me
    starryeyes2008 starryeyes2008 31-35, F 4 Responses May 24

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    I hate how people/family/friends have to throw

    the bible into LBGT we shouldn't have to fake it just for their liking whether its lesbian,gay,bi or trans I think I've said this before...I am a closeted lesbian because I have heard LBGT be called disgusting over and over by someone I know I am now even more afraid to come...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 5

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    My hands are shaking

    and I believe I will be crying a lot while writing this because I always thought I will die without me saying a word about me being who I am.. Just like many others, when I was young I grew up with boys and grew up as a tomboy. I remember the fights and tears I had every time...
    carrieberry12 carrieberry12 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 19

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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, 2014

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    ....then I would be asked not to journey into

    forests / enjoy life as I would call it adventure, from their perspective it is about living a disciplined life. does discipline mean just work all day and cook his own food and sleep and keep doing this for the rest of the life? living life in a certain manner (probably they...
    simplychat simplychat 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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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 3 Responses May 13

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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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    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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    Alright so, as the title says it,

    I'm a closet lesbian. However, I have a boyfriend, whom I love greatly, but am not attracted to at all. I'm physically and emotionally pulled towards women, he is the only exception. I don't want to hurt him nor do I want him to hate me for holding onto him when I can't ever be...
    AutumnReverie AutumnReverie 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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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, 2014

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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 32 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Hmm, yes I'm still in the closet

    but in coming out. I've told a few friends they are super supportive. But what's stopping me from telling my dad, who has actually questioned me about it. He told me that he doesn't care and will still love. I think. I fully accept myself. What's stopping me from saying it, I...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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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 2 Responses May 12

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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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    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 25 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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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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    I'd like to chat with a femme,

    someone who can help with my dirty thoughts
    Layla0961 Layla0961 18-21, F 4 Responses May 27

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    I've been a lesbian for four years now,

    but my family and I are Christian, and my family would disown me if I told them that I love lady parts. I hate hiding who I am. What should I do?
    xdragonxfangx xdragonxfangx 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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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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    My worst fear is that I'm going to come out

    and then magically not like girls anymore, but I know that's not gonna happen lol x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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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 4 Responses May 11, 2014

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    So lately I've been very angry

    and depressed so I haven't smiled much But...today... I saw a lesbian couple in Walmart and the biggest smile came over my face and made me the happiest I've been in a while I kept it to myself tho...so no one would know
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 6

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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 5 Responses Feb 15

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    i like boys and girls.

    ..its strange to be surrounded by people who do not understand the way my feelings work...so its just me who knows about it apart from friend of mine and now this website. am looking forward to chat and maybe meet up with people who share a similar feelings. PS.- I gel better...
    KeekiBose KeekiBose 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 6

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    sometimes I wonder if my relationships with

    guys never work out because I really like girls. My parents nor my friends would understand if I came out. Sometimes I want to go out and actually experience it to see if this is what I want. When having sex with guys I don't get off. But when I watch lesbian **** or read sex...
    RichC7 RichC7 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 4

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    Yesterday my gf and I fought,

    it was nobody's fault, but the fight went nasty and now she doesn't wanna talk to me.. though i have said sorry million times, she is not picking my calls. what should i do ? i love her but it seems like she is going away :( i feel helpless
    juslive21 juslive21 22-25, F 5 Responses May 25

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    Though I haven't technically come out to my

    family, I don't feel the need to specifically hide it, If I were to get serious with someone I wouldn't be afraid of people knowing, I just don't see the point in stating it if no one asks. :)
    TheHippieBitch TheHippieBitch 16-17, F Jun 14

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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 47 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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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 248 Responses Jul 6, 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 4 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    I am 38 years old. Middle Eastern Muslim gay

    guy. I am looking for Middle Eastern lesbian or bisexual Muslim girl. I am conservative, very well educated and good looking. I know this might sounds very ambitious, but I am really dreaming of having ideal life with ideal wife, just like straight couples but without the...
    lovecater lovecater 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Nothing is better than hearing your boyfriend

    moan loud like a female! While he was laying naked on the bed I start licking and kissing his leg then worked my way to his tight a$$. While going up and down with my tongue I pushd one finger in . He loved it so I start doing Sixty9 and put turtle (his pen!s) in my mouth. It...
    QueenTay91 QueenTay91 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31

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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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    I'm bisexual. I think?

    ? When I was 14 I came out as bisexual to my friends, and my family eventually found out through one of my social media posts. To make a long story short, I grew up in a very religious home and so obviously the "traditional" family is the only way to go. When my family found the...
    savannashea96 savannashea96 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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