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I Am a Gay Dad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 220 People

    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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    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 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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    2 boys, one 30, one 26 - love them both,

    both straight - but grew up very accepting of alternative viewpoints and lifestyles - both pretty liberal in their views, like me - both stable, hard workers, one married with 3 kids (older one), other finishing extended college program and working at the same time - both no...
    billytex1 billytex1 61-65, M 7 Responses Mar 21

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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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    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 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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    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 7 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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    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 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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    I wish I knew more parents like me.

    I have 2 children who are amazing.
    jacobnix jacobnix 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Related Experiences

    I have a gay friend and he is one of my closest friends and that's ok to me once he happy.😎😎 his boyfriend is older than him but that's cuz I met him.
    mrduncombe mrduncombe 18-21, M 46 mins ago

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    I love it when daddy snuggles with me and calls me his one and only princess. I love it when he gets rough!
    Onelovezz Onelovezz 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I've got to get rid of my anger towards my Dad. The only thing I know to do is to write about how I feel. I strongly hate him. First let me just say I was raised right by both of...
    UrMylivingproof UrMylivingproof 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Are there any gay men over 45 in Buckinghamshire looking for new friends?
    pcs1969 pcs1969 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    M14 i need a daddy ;) (24-45)
    younggay123 younggay123 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am an English, 15 year old gay guy. I am looking for someone to talk to and to share experiences with.
    casio747 casio747 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am a 15 year old, English gay guy. I'm looking for someone to talk to and to share experiences with.
    casio747 casio747 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    I am a gay, 15 year old boy. I am looking to talk to people like me and to just share experiences and talk about whatever.
    casio747 casio747 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    My first time I went was in Milwaukee. I just seperated from my wife and had just recently had my first adult gay sex with a guy who picked me up at a bar. I went in, very nervous...
    lapsteel lapsteel 41-45, M 11 hrs ago

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    I never had an attraction to men. I don't know why just never have, my first crush was a blonde girl name Sarah. In middle school I found a girl to date she was beautiful Black...
    Soggysarah Soggysarah 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    He's so judgmental and just rude. He has absolutely no respect for people. He constantly looks at men and says "wow, he looks like a homo." Or "ew, they were gay, I wanted to...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Surprisingly I've dated so many gay guys and I'm a girl. Like they would date me and then once we broke up or stopped "talking" they would come out of the closet and be like "I'm...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm honestly scared as hell to tell anybody. I'm not scared of losing friends, because the don't have any, but I'm scared to tell my family. I'm almost positive I know how the jack...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not necessarily too open about being gay. My step-siblings just say I'm curious. My step-douche, which is what I call my step-dad, says I don't know what I'm talking about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm tired of people saying they were born gay or straight. The very concept of being gay or straight is completely societal. If anybody has pets like cats, they all do stuff to...
    EllaBella9999 EllaBella9999 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    enough of it! i'm so sick of over hearing my parents saying stuff like "gays are gross" and "gays aren't people" if they simply knew i supported gays, they would make me live with...
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 15 and gay, I've only told one friend about my orientation. I know if I told my mother she would be fine with it, but my dad, (The two are devorced) I dont really know. I plan...
    DiggyDug777 DiggyDug777 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    you know i really do not know how to look at this Gay Marriage and Transgender stuff, I was talking to my room mate about this myself & my room mate are not gay but i told him my...
    Jerseygal72 Jerseygal72 41-45, F Jul 21

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    Over three years since my dad passed away now, I really wish I came out to him before he died. I felt the most comfortable person to talk to about anything, was him. I haven't come...
    Venables98 Venables98 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm confused... Lol. I'm a female, and I'll be 15 in a few weeks. I've never fallen in love nor do I want to. However, I'm not asexual because I do get aroused from things. I don't...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I'm confused... Lol. I'm a female, and I'll be 15 in a few weeks. I've never fallen in love nor do I want to. However, I'm not asexual because I do get aroused from things. I don't...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I support gay people. A lot of people I know are gay and I don't have anything against gays. Gay people should be treated like anybody else, if you think about they really are not...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F Jul 19

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    My date last night was a real dud. Hot or Not.......NOT. The topic of conversation kept coming back to his mom who has dementia and his brother who, during heart surgery, ended...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 18

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    I have thought I was gay for a while but due to friends around me I never acted on it or let them know. When I was in college I had a relationship with my room mate and when he...
    Kamryn83 Kamryn83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    So I'm obviously gay, and in the closet to my family and a few of my friends. My really good friends know I'm gay and they don't care, but my one friend ( who is a homophobe ) can...
    scream23 scream23 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I have no idea how people will respond to this but I have gay friends who are literally the best people in the world. Before I knew they were gay they were just people with hearts...
    ccdoll486 ccdoll486 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I, with all my heart support gay rights. In my opinion it shouldn't even be 'gay rights' or 'gay marriage', because they are just as human as heterosexual people. So why should...
    usuallyMIA usuallyMIA 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    actually I feel bad for people who are struggling with being gay or just coming out because everyone's family is mostly ****** up I mean honestly if the “family” I have didn't...
    shiasan shiasan 16-17, M Jul 15

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