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I Am a Gay Dad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People

    My Boyfriend Didn't Know We Were Pregnant

    My lover and I were together for about 4 months  when we took custody of my kids. Seriously we had a couch that sat on phone books because we were just starting out. My oldest was 11 when she called me and said "It's your turn" and that she wanted time so she could party and...
    LetNatureHpn LetNatureHpn 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    My Story...from Jw to Happy Gay Dad

    I was raised as a Jehovah's Witness, as my grandparents were and so on.  Everyone I knew was a JW - we only associated with other JWs.  I eventually got married...had a child (now 14).  My wife cheated on me, oddly enough when I had reached a lot of my goals of...
    eladdel eladdel 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    Living For The Day

    I too am a gay dad. My wife knows,as does yours. She has also told me that my kids will hate me. I feel that I will always be in the closet until I am able to tell them. I hate living my life like this. Are you still with your wife or divorced?
    Camper01 Camper01 51-55, M Apr 26, 2012

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    Yep I Am A Gay And A Dad/daddy

    I grew up as a sheltered kid in the 70's & 80's and didnt know what "gay" was. I did some things as a young kid with no "words" for it. When I was mid/early teens I had a chance to work for a gay step uncle and his partner. I was terrified to be around them in fear of ? I then at...
    jimalee2000 jimalee2000 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    Living For The Day

    I too am a gay dad. My wife knows,as does yours. She has also told me that my kids will hate me. I feel that I will always be in the closet until I am able to tell them. I hate living my life like this. Are you still with your wife or divorced?
    Camper01 Camper01 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    My Kids

    I was married for 13 years and have a daughter (now 21) and a son (17 y.o.). They have been very supportive to me since my divorce and as I came out to them 7 years ago. My daughter has even tried to fix me with someone up a few times. Even though my kids have 2 different...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    Anxious

    I am a gay dad. I have 2 teen kids(one girl/1 boy). My wife knows I'm gay and I want to tell my kids.She is worried that they will hate me and want nothing to do with me.Anyone else have these concerns?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    Say for instance a new born baby boy has to gay

    fathers. He grows up. Do you think he'll have interest in boys because his parents are gay or will that not have an effect on him. I feel in some cases a child can be brought up gay if that makes sense or can be persuaded to be gay. I don't think every child who is (LGB) are...
    PrinceAkeem PrinceAkeem 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Im Bi And So Is My Son

    My son came out to me about one year and a half ago. he was worried that I wouldn't like him for it but I was totally ok and he was shocked. When I told him I was bi in college he was surprised and I think it made our relationship a lot stronger. He came out of the closet when he...
    hotcookie69 hotcookie69 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    I am a dad that has sexual attractions to men.

    Well... actually I am a grandfather now. I don't call myself gay because that implies that I am happy or content to be what I am. I am not. But this is about being a "gay" dad. My kids, son, 29 and daughter, 23 have known about my being attracted to men at almost the same time...
    MarkS441 MarkS441 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    2013

    It has been a long time since the last time a shared a “story”, Yet, so many things have happened in my life (mostly good), that I have decided to once more sit down and share. Truly 2012 was a blessed year for me. I had my social “coming-out” as a gay man…and to be...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    My Story.........

    I was married for 14years and have 4 beautiful children.They range in ages from 30yrs down to 20.........3 Daughters and 1 Son.My second Daughter is 25 this November and is due to get married this December.I am very worried about her as i think she is depressed and dont know what...
    crowbar12 crowbar12 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    TV Documentary

    An award winning production company seeks same sex couples who are raising a family for an inspiring new documentary. Message me for more details Thanks! -Tony
    entasy entasy 31-35 May 21, 2013

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    I'm a closed Asian gay boy, 24 years old. I'm a smooth boy, looking for hairy daddies ;-)
    edsonice edsonice 22-25, M Dec 7

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    I think my family doesn't understand how I feel. I am gay and I'm looking for a guy to settle down with. The guy must be aged between 12-14. I live in Ireland and I'm 13 . Its hard...
    DJer DJer 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    After starting to come out to bunch of close friends during the last 3 months, here's what recently happened! It was 5:15 PM on the 29th of November when I decided to come out to...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M Dec 2

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    my dad hates gay people... I'm in the closet... I'd be disowned if he knew. so I have to listen as he rants and makes fun of me and my friends.
    ayanojo ayanojo 51-55 2 Responses Dec 8

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    14 year old here looking for daddy hmu if interested
    sayhayy sayhayy 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 26

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    Looking 4 a dim daddy! Under 50 plz 12 yrs here smooth all over and sexy xoxo
    CutepieTay CutepieTay 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Happiness is at its peak, as gays can now meet and greet the people they want to date, on an online platform. Online dating sites in today’s world is the most convenient and...
    MosesProffitt MosesProffitt 22-25 Dec 1

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    Tbh I'm more neutral with gays like I don't support then but I'm not for them either. But technically speaking I don't support gays. Now because I don't support gays doesn't mean...
    CarthOnasi CarthOnasi 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I maybe 29 years old but eventually there comes a time where you have no choice but to accept who you are otherwise you will never be happy. Now although I have several other...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 10

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    Gay Men Are Cute! Hi! I'm a bigendered heterosexual male. I'm in love with women regardless of the gender I'm feeling, but I'm curious if any other gynophillic transgendered ladies...
    ViewtifulMe ViewtifulMe 26-30, T 2 Responses Nov 22

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    The dilemma associated with the taboo of being gay is chewing at my flesh, digging into my bones. I hate labels. I hate associating with a category, but in order to fully...
    TideToGo TideToGo 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    To the people of the world: To the LGBT community: Does anybody else feel like their sexuality has become their entire life? I sure do. To everyone: I mean, come on, I'm only...
    Lukas98 Lukas98 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 8

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    Its really hard when you've lived with a parent who is so against people who are gay and you are completely for it. You don't want to cause problems so you don't disagree with them...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    My Life : (Gay) As child, my life was so good that any child would envy. Being the only son and the youngest brother of lots of sisters, I was always provided special care. But it...
    Majnooshah Majnooshah 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 3

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    Well I have no doubt on the question. I was born gay. Never have fancied a female. To me being gay is as normal as being straight Luckly for me my parents excepted that being gay...
    thegaychef thegaychef 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    This is SUPER weird, but I think my reason for it is reasonable, maybe? Lol idk. Well basically the ONLY reason why I want one, is to see if I really truly support gays. I know...
    ThatOneAsianDude ThatOneAsianDude 13-15, M Dec 8

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    You know what i dont understand? It's that when a person'a favorite celebrity is labeled "gay", they're like, "who cares if he's gay? He's still _____. That doesnt change who he...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wanted to make a post for the people who are struggling to accept the fact they are gay, if you are one of these people. :) coming onto this experience is the first step. There...
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 21

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    Came out last night and told them I was inlove with a boy, my sister hates me, my dad hates me, my mom hates what I've become, and my school won't like it either. But who cares, it...
    Kevo2017 Kevo2017 16-17, M 7 Responses Nov 26

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    i just came out to my family. they don't care. i think my dad does though. if you are from ohio please message me.:-)
    alekaaleka alekaaleka 13-15, M Nov 27

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    I was speaking to a friend of mine and my sexuality came up, unfortunately this is a regular occurrence. She said "why can't I have a gay best friend? I know you're bi but I want a...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I think my fiancé is gay. I found gay **** DVDs hidden under the couch. I asked him about them and he said they were just movies. But I wouldn't be questioning anything if he had...
    Lackoflust Lackoflust 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Through all of my adolescent life I felt that there is nothing I can tell my parents or other relatives. The beginning of it all might be traced all the way back into my childhood...
    RickMason RickMason 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm Roman Catholic and believe that the reasons are based on evidence rather than faith. That said, I struggle with gay marriage and even the Biblical references on it. I've...
    originnone originnone 51-55, M 10 Responses Dec 6

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    Haha, bigots are always a bundle of fun, aren't they?? Considering I come from the Southern United States, they are absolutely everywhere, and you just learn to tune them out; you...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    Bill Passed In Michigan House Could Exempt Medical Personnel From Treating Gay People, MICHIGAN WTF! I honestly don't even want to live here anymore. Seriously what about human...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Im gay and damn proud! Everyone at my school knows im gay and everyone's ok with it... i honestly don't know why people make such a fuss about coming out... if a straight person...
    coolyogaykid coolyogaykid 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Since I was a small boy I had dreams about other boys. It stopped for a really long time when out of the blue I started having these thoughts and dreams. Deep down I knew I was...
    LostArab LostArab 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm 100% gay but if I keep it real I could probably sleep with a female 🌚 tbh sexuality is a lot less black and white than many believe. And I don't wanna say being gay is a...
    isuckatthisstuff isuckatthisstuff 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been on EP for quite sometime because I have realised something BEING GAY IS A CHOICE. I AM LIVING PROOF OF THAT BECAUSE I NOW HAVE A GIRLFRIEND AND I AM VERY HAPPY on...
    RealProject RealProject 16-17, M 7 Responses Nov 22

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    Ok people r telling me to turn gay so they can make out with me...... First being gay is NOT a choice. At least I believe that cuz that is what I was taught. Second I clearly told...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Had an experience last night at the bar, and I'd like to get some feedback. Walked into the ladies room, and there's a guy. WTF I asked him what the hell did he think he was doing...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    OMG I'm gay and my brother has invited his straight friend and I have a big crush on him but. I'm so neves to be around him and he is so hot and he is so funny but I can't believe...
    lover214 lover214 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Well, not exactly rural but a pretty small, conservative town and far from the big cities and there are farms not very far away. I hate it! There are hardly any gay people around...
    wannabelikethecoolkids wannabelikethecoolkids 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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