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I Am Confused About My Sexual Orientation

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    I Don't Understand - For the first 17 years of my life, I knew I liked guys but now it's changed. It seems now that I'm attracted to neither/either sex. I'm not attracted to men...
    Mybodyisacage Mybodyisacage 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Am I A Lesbian? Am I A Aromatic Asexual? What Am I Exactly? So Many Questions And So Little People To Talk To. - I have always been a extremely introverted individgual. Ever since...
    TheOliveweirdo TheOliveweirdo 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    Soooooo confused............................ Well i know i am not straight. I have this friend who is a girl and i love her. But i had a few bfs that i loved too. And that is not...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Bisexual Or Lesbian? - I'm 14 turning 15 and it just hit me how I'm not really sure what my sexuality actually is. I say I'm bisexual. When I think of having a boyfriend, it...
    SkyeWinters SkyeWinters 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Since i was young I have always liked girl. then in the 8th grade I started to be turned on by guys too. I loved looking at picture of men wearing womens lingerie. And I fanatsised...
    isabellavegara isabellavegara 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Confused About My Sexuality? - Ever since I was younger I was always an odd one out. I used to pretend I was a guy at times hated girly things. I never fantasized about Disney...
    BreatheInLifeXo BreatheInLifeXo 16-17 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Since, I was I would say in 4th grade I started liking girls. Having crushes on girls in my class. I grew up with two brothers so I was the biggest tomboy all I ever wanted to do...
    MsMunkie MsMunkie 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Ive Never Written About Anything Like This - My first sexual experience was with a girl, I was really young and she was so beautiful. I dont think either of us knew what we were...
    oceanastronaut oceanastronaut 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    I Don't Know - Well, I'm kind of new at this and today was the first time I truly said anything about the fact I am questioning my sexual orientation. I have had boyfriends in the...
    treelover100 treelover100 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2011

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    Hey, so im a 16 yo guy and ive been straight all my life. Just recently, i feel like im attracted to guys a bit, and all of a sudden. Like one day it wasnt weird anymore. Idk i...
    SwellyExpress SwellyExpress 18-21, M Feb 13

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    I'm Confused..and Scared -  Hey everyone.. Ok, since I was like 11 I started wondering why I felt "different"  I'm a girl, but I don't act like one.  I...
    waladi waladi 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    Straight Guy, But Turned On By Muscles? - I identify as straight, have had girlfriends, but haven't had sex yet. But I've noticed I seem to enjoy ******* off to things of a...
    njernglknrej njernglknrej 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Is That Why? - I've always wondered if I'm "lesbian", or "bi-sexual", which honestly, all kids go through. But, when I was younger, I was sexually abused and I've had so much...
    GreatKindOfDifferent GreatKindOfDifferent 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    Too Confused, Excuse Me What? - Ok this is a long story but I realllly need some advice I'm so confused. If not only about my relationship with my friend but now my own self... I...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    I Have No Idea What I Am Feeling Right Now - So, I dated a girl last fall for a couple months. Let's call her "J". And by "dated", I mean that's just about as far as we went. I...
    shaggydelphoid shaggydelphoid 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2012

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    'A Question That Sometimes Drives Me Hazy: Am I Or Are The Others Crazy?' - I had some issues growing up, not the least of which was I'd been attracted to guys since I was 12. I...
    Goaly74 Goaly74 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    I need people to talk to or a grown women who can talk to a young lady like me
    Revelyn Revelyn 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Here It Goes, My Story... Sorry If Its Long! :) - So let me start off by saying I am 15 years and 6 months old. I understand that this is still a young age and it is normal for...
    melamina melamina 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    I Don't Know If I'm Gay. I Don't Know If I'm Straight. I Don't Know If I'm Bisexual. - Ever since I was a small girl, I was a tomboy. Always wanted to be where the boys were...
    earlysunsets earlysunsets 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    So, um lately I started looking at girls also, but since I was little I liked boys. I mean I still find boys attractive but lately some girls are attracting to me. Any advice??
    laracali laracali 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Am I Bisexual, Or Am I A Lesbian? - im 17 and ive been saying that im bisexual for more than a year now. im a girl, and ive been dating my boyfriend for 6 months. we've done a lot...
    Darkfaint Darkfaint 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    My Friend Is Making Me Confused. - Hi! Sorry this is a bit too long but please, I need some advice?I've been close friends with this girl since first year college and we're now in...
    viserys viserys 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I am 17. I live in the US and I'm on the football team. My whole life til I was a freshman in Highschool i liked girls. But when freshman year came I noticed a change in the way I...
    ZachTheGreat1 ZachTheGreat1 16-17, M 8 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    There Is This Girl Whom Changed My Life. - I had just moved to a new state, I was starting to like it there, never had I dreamed of being so confused. I had the normal drama of...
    VictoriaClarissaAsh VictoriaClarissaAsh 16-17, F Oct 25, 2013

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    Bisexual, Lesbian? - Or maybe somewhere in between?! I don't know.. And personally I don't care much for those labels... Whoever I'll end up with I'll end up with. Why the question...
    MsIndievidual MsIndievidual 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Every other night I have a long phone conversation with my best friend. She really doesn't understand how hard it is for me to not know what is going on with my love life. My...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I Dont Understand Any Of It - I'm 22 and unsure of what i love I know i find girls attractive but have never gotten to the point of wanting to touch them. I also find men...
    deathgod623 deathgod623 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    so when i was 7 i was playing like barbie I don't know with my other friend. suddenly this gay girl called hazel kissed me for a birthday gift coz it was my biday. i didnt like it...
    himynameisanna22 himynameisanna22 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Friend - After I stopped liking this guy I had liked for a long time I started having feeling for my friend that I've known for many years but never had feeling for her.... I play...
    Luvu123 Luvu123 18-21 Sep 7, 2013

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    I am totally unsure of my sexual orientation. I remember going through a phase when I was younger, around the 2nd or 3rd grade, where I always looked at women's boobs and butts...
    janedoe1897 janedoe1897 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    No Idea And I Don't Care! - I've identified as bisexual since I was 13 and I've known I liked girls since I was 8. Now I'm 19 and my original thought was I am a lesbian when I lost...
    ChasingPerfection19 ChasingPerfection19 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    I just don't know. I mean...I've got an idea...sort of. I don't really get attracted to people, and when I do it's very fleeting. I can look at the same person again later on...
    Cryx Cryx 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I've always had crushes on boys and dated them too, but lately I've been having those feelings for girls as well. I don't know if it's just me think girls in general are beautiful...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Maybe "Confused" Isn't The Right Word For It. - I am not confused about who I like. I am physically attracted to women, a lot. Every once in a while I'll find a guy that...
    booradley booradley 22-25 2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Now what?! - I am 23. I first become fully aware that I was interested in the same sex in high school, though I've dug up some signs prior. I started to date (the opposite sex only...
    alycrow alycrow 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    I'm scared of being a lesbian (i don't hate them or anything). is it normal to be scared to be a lesbian. tbh I don think I am cause I only think of girls as friends. and I love...
    ilovezebraslol123 ilovezebraslol123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Extremely Confused - I guess I always had this attraction to girls all my life but I just started to question is last year. I mean, i'm only 14 so I always kept making excuses or...
    LostSoul571 LostSoul571 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    I Think I May Be A Lesbian - Well this is my first story so I will try to write it as best as I can, I have just bottled this up so long so sorry if it is a long story. This year I...
    csrb824 csrb824 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    I am actually 11 and I think I am perfectly normal but I'm confused because I get traumatised by stuff
    ilovezebraslol123 ilovezebraslol123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Please Help Me - I'm a 17 year old girl..Ever since I was a little girl I have always liked girls..And I was very confident about being homosexual.I have never been in love with a...
    JaneDoe97 JaneDoe97 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Quest To Understand - When I turned 13 I was googling my most favorite TV show in the world to find clips of it on the Internet. Through doing this, I was exposed to a site called...
    Gypsyamelia Gypsyamelia 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I love everything about a woman! But I am also slightly attracted to men, in a way. I can be like oh he is handsome or cute or whatever but I'm never like oh damn is he hot like I...
    Hbeccam1 Hbeccam1 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    So Confused 18+ - Please help me I'm sinking with confusion my head is a mess, my head temples hurt, my memory Is really bad I'm so frustrated sexually and mentally I am a 43 year...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    AM I GAY, STRAIGHT, OR BI - god im really confused about my sexual orientation ok let start in my life ive only dated 5 girls 4 of them cheated on me i never really felt...
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Pansexual Or Lesbian? - i might be lesbian and i want to meet someone. i just don't know how and where. i am not very familiar with the lesbian scene here and i'm afraid to be...
    claaarez claaarez 22-25 3 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    I have been attracted to girls since I hit puberty. I have only had sexual relations with a few girls and they were either drunk or barely curious so it made it very uncomfortable...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Im Confused- Help Needed! - Hi im jonny, im 16 and im not sure of my sexual orientation... Im also not sure how this decision is to be taken...help would be much appreciated :)
    Jonnybrownett Jonnybrownett 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Confused Girl - I just realised that i might be bi.. it's just so confusing. Am i in love or what? I think i have a crush on a girl, but not sure. How do you know if you are in...
    saritahh saritahh 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    I've been very confused lately about myself... I'll give you a bit about me before I dive into it all.. I'm 21 and very firmly rooted in my gender as female - also how I was born...
    owlfancy owlfancy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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