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I Am a Gay Dad

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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 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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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 4 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I just need some advice. My boyfriend and I have been together off and on for 3 years. It's been a crazy *** ride. A lot of hurdles to overcome, between abuse on my part...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I started to realise I was gay back when I was 11, when I got a crush on one of my best friends, and I couldn't stop thinking about him. I still can't. I have had 1 boyfriend since...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm gay and I'm 13 and I need a boyfriend
    Mag805 Mag805 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I lost my dad to cancer. He smoked a lot and was just 52. I guess I am over it mostly. Just some days I get a lil sad thinking about it. What could have been.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I can't tell my dad I am gay because he will never forgive me, as if it's a very big deal and a sin to him. When my uncle told his family he's gay, my dad was the one most...
    AlfieMark AlfieMark 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm out of the closet and accepted by my mom at last! Oh yeah, and my little brother. LOL. Well a few nights ago, the 30th of July, I got a phone call from the cousin I talked to a...
    DaysEJole DaysEJole 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    The step out of the closet seems to be an insurmountable one. At least for me. The level of courage it takes is incredible. As I've just finished my first degree, I've been doing a...
    rcnb10 rcnb10 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    About 7 months ago I was watching a movie ( nothing bad but it was gay based ) and my dad walked in on me, and basically asked what it was (in the mean dad voice). So I told him I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am 17 years old and gay since I came out to my parents, they are blaming theirself they think I am gay because of them. My parents are not homophobic but they are trying to make...
    Jaqiem Jaqiem 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 10

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    I worked our I was gay at a later age, how anyone could believe that this life is a choice is beyond me, I hate the fact I'm gay, that my dreams of being a dad and having a family...
    pyroguy80 pyroguy80 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I Am Indonesian Closet Gay Looking For Closet Lesbian For Marriage (moc) Dear All... I'm closet gay looking for closet lesbian for marriage. I am Indonesian and living in Germany...
    Ijustwannabehappy84 Ijustwannabehappy84 26-30, M Aug 2

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    I Am Indonesian Closet Gay Looking For Closet Lesbian For Marriage (moc) Dear All... I'm closet gay looking for closet lesbian for marriage. I am Indonesian and living in Germany...
    Ijustwannabehappy84 Ijustwannabehappy84 26-30, M Aug 2

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    Sister says she doesn't like when gay people flaunt being gay (ie holding hands), brother thinks we shouldn't be able to get married and try to get "more rights than they already...
    Zaquash Zaquash 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I found out that I was gay in the middle of my teen years and feel comfortable with it, but it's been hard being myself because I haven't come out to my dad yet or my family...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    This has to be one of the worst and unchallenged stereotypes ever. Just because a boy is feminine, it has nothing to do with his sexuality. It's been my privilege to know many...
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't have any recollection of loving my dad when I was young, though the photos show me with a huge grin on my face. Through all my teenage years, I have had to suffer with...
    nobodyhastoknow nobodyhastoknow 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    My Dad keeps on trying to convince me that It's "Just a phase" & all that jazz. My Mum doesn't mind that I'm gay, she's suspected It from the start. He's always been obsessed with...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Aaron. I am gay. I want a bf, so here I have inluded a description of me. hair: brown height: four ft. eleven face: glasses, brown eyes, and no piercings likes: sports and...
    Lemmebe Lemmebe 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 11

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    Hey I'm 13 gay and that's about it
    biguy6996 biguy6996 13-15, M Aug 9

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    When I was younger, and just beginning to figure out who I was, I had a sort of forced gay experience. I had always grown up around naked men. My dad was almost always naked at...
    RomanNZolanski16 RomanNZolanski16 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Looking for a younger gay son for a real time relationship.
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I wish, honestly! I do. I am a good sweet nice person inside but because I've never been emotionally corrected by my dad I've built up defense mechanisms and walls with him I can't...
    Ganglish Ganglish 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Dad/granddad looking for son/grandson for real time relationship in NW USA
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I sleep in my dads bed all the time, naked. I get a thrill from doing it.
    gayandproud13 gayandproud13 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Yesterday, I was in Cleveland, Ohio. To my disgust, there were gay flags everywhere and gay pride crap that made me want to vomit. (Lecture time) People just don't get it, do...
    PopcornLadder PopcornLadder 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I don't give a damn about gay political correctness, what's gay and what isn't gay. How I should be gay by some retarded limp wrist fool from NYC. I do a lot stuff that most gay...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    Homophobes don't belong on EP Being gay is not a choice, who would chose to be gay with the amount of hate you get possibly killed or beaten up Being gay is a not a sin for if...
    funlocus funlocus 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 4

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    Do I think crossdressers are gay, you ask me? Are they honest, is my counter question. I know is not exactly legimate to answer a question with another question but. But this...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 5

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    I secretly came out to one of my friends a couple months ago. I met him on February in a German language institute and since then we became close. He said once that he has a...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Okay, I'm sweating right now. I'm about to do this. by far one of the scariest things I will ever do. I've always known but I've tried to lie to myself. I'm coming out of the...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 12 Responses Jul 30

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    Leviticus 18:22 is the reason I don't support.... But I will be friends with a gay person.... I don't judge them I just listen to what the bible tells me.... I honestly have no...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I can’t believe that I finally came out to my closest friend !! We had dinner like 4 hours ago and I told him that I’m gay. I already know he’s an open-minded person and he...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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