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I Am a Gay Dad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 170 People

    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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    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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    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 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.........

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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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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    Related Experiences

    I have recently realized i was gay. When i was 12 years old my neighbor (he was like 11) were in my room and i asked him if he has ever jacked off, and he said no, so you can...
    jackd37 jackd37 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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 Aug 24

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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 Aug 22

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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 5 Responses Aug 25

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    The phone convocation that has just changed my life! I decided I couldn't put up with hiding anymore so I called my parents from my boarding house. *ring ring* Housekeeper...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 10 Responses 5 days ago

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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 Aug 26

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    Soo i told my family (mom, dad, and brother) that i was gay. My mom and dad were ok with it.. but my older brother didnt seem too happy. He barely even talks to me now. & He even...
    kylebuist kylebuist 13-15, M 8 Responses Sep 7

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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 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Looking for a younger gay son for a real time relationship.
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    So I'm not actually gay (I'm pan but whatever) but I'm scared to actually come out to my family. I mean, it's easier to tell friends or tell people online but when it comes to...
    Barakaflacka Barakaflacka 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Dad/granddad looking for son/grandson for real time relationship in NW USA
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M Aug 21

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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 2 Responses Aug 21

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    My dad is hot. I like it when he touches me.
    gayandproud13 gayandproud13 13-15, M 7 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm 15 And I need a daddy Hmu for my snapchat
    rrrlll rrrlll 16-17, M Sep 6

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    I need a daddy right mewww
    Mews4you Mews4you 22-25, M Sep 6

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    My dad is an arrogant, racist, sexist, homophobic ******* that believes beating up his daughter (me) will change my opinion on how I feel about black people or gays. Just a heads...
    jazsag19 jazsag19 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I dislike how "gay" has become an adjective. "Gay marriage, gay rights, gay couple".Soon I'll be driving my gay car, with my gay friends going to watch a gay movie with a gay cast...
    brokenfixed brokenfixed 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    There are different people in the world, but I especially like gay people. I'll explain why. Gay people are versatile, masculine or feminine. Some look so good that we would never...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I am gay myself but I hate a lot of the gay people around me Gay people have the positive stereotype of being really nice people......NOT ALWAYS! Most gay people in my area are...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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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 1 Response Aug 18

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    I don't know how people can be so ignorant. I really don't get it. If its because of religion, what is the point of calling it a sin? I told my friend who called homosexuality an...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I wish I wasn't gay. There's nothing wrong with being gay but it's just hard I've recently been coming out of the closet but I haven't to my parents kus they don't...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Soooo I'm 17,I'm a male, and I'm gay. I have one problem though . I am Madly in love with my "straight" male bestfriend . I met him last year Around November/Thanksgiving and from...
    smdwamfc69 smdwamfc69 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I've known my now-boyfriend for a year and a half, and we've been seriously dating for five months now. He is a wonderful, super talented guy who is crazy in love with me and...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    people. gay is not an adjective, it's the definition of a man who is attracted to the same gender. okay, it used to be an adjective, but surely people aren't saying "this is so...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Haii everyone, i'm Taffy but my real name is Jamar I would like to share you a thing or 2 which is on my mind It's been a while since I been on though, and let me start off by...
    xtaffyx xtaffyx 13-15, M Aug 16

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    As a closeted gay, I hate myself. I hate myself because of my sexuality. I lie to people everyday. When someone asks me "are you gay?" . I say no. I say no in fear of rejection...
    5rfc123 5rfc123 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Figuring out I was gay answered a lot of questions that were inside of me, but they also brought with them great pains. Trust me I love being gay but when I hear the people I love...
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Hi everyone. My name is Drew. I'm 14. I start high school this fall in Northern Virginia, the same high school as Jay, the top half of everyone's favorite couple, Jay and Corey. I...
    alliwantismyjay alliwantismyjay 13-15, M 12 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm a gay 13 year old gay Still in the closet Need advice about coming out I'm also looking for a gay 13-20 year old gay who loves me for who I am No matter what Loves my...
    jgarcia75 jgarcia75 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 25

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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 8 Responses Aug 27

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    Ok iv had a friend who thought was gay for about a year now. So recently he told me he had a gay friend and i got all excited and tryed to find this gay friend when I finally do...
    stricker1997 stricker1997 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Every time I see him I can't stop smiling. He's the firrst guy I feel this way about and I'm more into girls so that's rare for me I mean why does he have to be gay? he told me he...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am 18, my name is Raven. I came out to my parents when I was in 10th grade. My dad was shocked but my mom kind of knew so she wasn't as shocked. They both thought it was just a...
    sk8rslife sk8rslife 18-21, M Aug 18

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