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I Am a Closet Lesbian

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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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    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'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 I want to tell my brother first since we are really close, and I had originally made plans to tell him when I turned 18, but I turn 19 tomorrow and I still haven't told him.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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    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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    I am currently writing a play about coming out

    stories that I hope will educate and remind people of the difficulties faced by people coming out every day and how people react but also about the positive reactions people receive which I believe are important too. One section of the play is about someone who hasn't come out...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I Am Almost Certain I'm Gay... But I Love My Boyfriend. Argh. Help.

    I'm in my mid-twenties and I'm really just starting to accept that I'm a lesbian. The signs were always there, and I suppose it's always been in the back of my head since I was little. Men really don't interest me. I LOVE them purely and fully. I even feel in love with them.I...
    PeaceLilyGirl PeaceLilyGirl 22-25, F 41 Responses Feb 21, 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. 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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    HEYYY guess what?! Im gay!

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

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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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    elle0489 elle0489 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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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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    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 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 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 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 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 25, 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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    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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    Kinda, but I am still.

    I have told three people who are my best friends. The people I trust with my darkest secrets. I just told one of them today, and I wasn't sure how she would react, we had never talked about how we feel about gays or lesbians and I was freaked out she wouldn't like it. She...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F May 6

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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 3 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21

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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'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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