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I Am a Gay Dad

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 2 Responses 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 2 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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    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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    Hey I'm a babby looking for a mommy or daddy who can take me away so no one would find me and can diaper me and give me muscle relaxant and can put me in a crib and who will give...
    babbymike babbymike 13-15, M Feb 5

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    I've told my mom. She was ok with it, thank goodness. But I haven't told my dad yet.. I'm scared he might do/say something extremely hateful.
    drewkyzer drewkyzer 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 9

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    Yay my dad officially hates me I came out to him last night and then he said I'm disappointed in you Mackenzie jeez ;-;
    silverstrike silverstrike 13-15, M 8 Responses Feb 19

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    I am looking for a daddy for a some fun. Like them hairy and strong and dominant. I'm a slim Smooth boy. Message me
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