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I Am In the Closet

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    My mom is kind of against gays and my sister has already come out. I feel like theres alot of pressure on me not to be gay. Like its wrong that I am.
    FeliequalsRad FeliequalsRad 22-25, F Mar 2

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    My Avi - My avi is not me. It's the gorgeous Mary Stuart Masterson as Idgie Threadgoode in Fried Green Tomatoes, which was a great lesbian love story that the film turned into a...
    CaffeinateMe CaffeinateMe 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    I get depressed a lot and hide my emotions from others because I can't live my life without being someone I'm not
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    "She knew this transition was not about becoming someone better, but about finally allowing herself to become who she'd always been." I am learning to accept what I have always...
    lifesinlimbo lifesinlimbo 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Well i am kinda. I never thought that i am pansexsual but when i looked at all of my past loves i realized that i am. I am still getting used to that fact. It is something that i...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am an in the closet bi teenager. I've been with one guy before and a girl. I'd like to come out, it would make a lot of things easier, but at the same time it would make things a...
    bdub6980 bdub6980 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Well, kinda, sorta...creeping out slowly.
    AnonymousMe7 AnonymousMe7 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Half In, Half Out of the Closet..... - I suppose I've always known I'm not straight really. I know I like girls a LOT more than guys, so you could say I'm a lesbian, because my...
    Zarfo Zarfo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Should I Come Out? - I am a 17 year old and I am gay. I have only recently accepted it myself and I am not sure how everyone will think of me. I am the type of person who gets...
    Gunter96 Gunter96 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Identity - I am a twenty-something year old guy who is most comfortable in Timberland boots, a flannel shirt, and a trucker hat. I enjoy things like podcasts, history, dubstep...
    Globetrotter8703 Globetrotter8703 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    I Might Be The Hardest Wisher In The Whole World. - Since I was little I've done this thing where even though I know nothing will happen, I'll shut my eyes so tight it hurts and...
    Farmboy89 Farmboy89 22-25, M 13 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    A Crush On My Bully - As a kid I was bullied every day by this one boy who didn't know how to show that he liked me. His name was Jerry. At the time, I had no idea he had a crush...
    HitchhikingProphet HitchhikingProphet 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Where'S The Light - I'm still in the closet, not sure when will i be willing to walk out on my own. I liked a girl when I was 12. At first i thought it was sort of like a...
    estles estles 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Why did God make me this way? Was he sleepy when he made me? Why does it have to be me? Was it his intention? Or am I just a flaw? I'm supposed to like men, so why don't I? What...
    BeautyOfTheBeast BeautyOfTheBeast 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    I don't know where to post this to.. Or who will exactly see this.. But I'm a poet. I write many times a day on many things, because it remains the only safe way for me to release...
    Shhush Shhush 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    My parents and close friends know. Everyone else? Not so much.
    katierose23 katierose23 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    And I've been here to long. Yet, I know there's been some in longer. I already feel the dust mites and limited space pressuring me to just scream out this is me. But who can I...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm 14 And Confused. What Am I? - I've always thought I was straight. But then I started noticing things. In high school there is this one guy, and something about him gives me a...
    extremelysociallyawkwardguy extremelysociallyawkwardguy 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    I'm bisexual, and it sucks because I really don't want to be. I just want to be normal. Why do I have to be so disgusting? Why ME? Of all people, did it really have to be me?
    BeautyOfTheBeast BeautyOfTheBeast 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Pansexual - I'm Pansexual and have know that for a long time, but the rest of my family doesn't know. The topic of sexuality came up today between my mother and I, and I asked her...
    KindZombie KindZombie 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Even Admitting On Here Scares Me In Case I'm Found Out - It's sad but somewhat comforting to see so many people on here in the same boat as I am...unable to say who we truly are...
    Inapickle45 Inapickle45 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Will you judge me if you'll know?I don't feel good today, I feel as if those I call friends already know the secret that I kept from eveyone except my friends on EP and some close...
    clytemnestra2 clytemnestra2 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 1

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    I Am Bisexual, But I Haven't Told Anyone. - I've know ever since I was 12 years old that I've been attracted to both guys and girls, but I've never told my family or friends...
    Shadowdreamer69 Shadowdreamer69 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    I'm a closeted gay guy that needs some help trying to come out to my family. I think they are antigay so it would be very hard for me because I don't want them to disown me and I...
    heyitsray67 heyitsray67 13-15, M Jan 31

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    New Here - Hey I am new to this site. I am still confused about my sexuality, but I do know I am attracted to women. I am here to make new friends and see other people's...
    kayz91 kayz91 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    I am men who like to wear femenine lingerie
    fercrox fercrox 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    20 And Still Hiding - I've known I'm attracted to women since 7th grade. I've never found any form of sexuality to be upsetting or seem unnatural- gay, lesbian, bisexual...
    Louffox Louffox 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    So Far In The Closet... - I'm gay and i know it, but I just don't want everyone else too. I fear rejection so much that I just don't have the guts to tell anyone...
    jas121 jas121 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    I Need To Get Out - Im 14 and im scared to get out the closet. Im so scared what the people may think about me,that i am scared to tell this boy that i love him. Nobody knows that...
    gaysexyteen13 gaysexyteen13 13-15, M 6 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    My first gay experience was in the 7th grade. My friend was in 11th grade. We liked to camp in my back yard. When we did, he usually brought some **** mags with him. I was around...
    Wannabeme1 Wannabeme1 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I am a closeted straight transgendered male. Coming out to my family that I like women is one thing, but coming out as trans and that I'm attracted to women is a bit much.
    Paralon Paralon 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 23

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    HER... I just want to take a moment and thank The Universe for being the ever maddening Prankster that It is. And It knows precisely to what I'm referring. To whom...
    CaffeinateMe CaffeinateMe 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    Yup I'm on the verge of coming out. So far I told 4 of my friends 1 of which I have a crush on x3 XD
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    How can I come out to a stereotypical family of Christians. I'm not even Christian amongst my entire family; I'm atheist. My parents always talk about religious things and they don...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    How Do You Know For Sure? - I think on some level I have always know that I am gay.  The earliest attraction that I can remember having towards another person was towards this...
    sparkstar sparkstar 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Happy Valentine's Day to my Baby Love, Thing Two, who is really the very first of all Things: The Beckoning In my heart  You are the drummer And I live and love To the pace Of...
    CaffeinateMe CaffeinateMe 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Sorta my parents don't know yet
    Imbatgirl Imbatgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    You see those knee high stilletto's shoe box in the back of my closet , I'm way back there. I soo far back in the closet you will need a trekking expedition to come find me.
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T 1 Response Mar 6

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    I am a closeted: Pansexual Bigendered person I can't imagine coming out. I married a straight bio male and that makes me invisible. I'm also afraid that the queer community won't...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Its Been a long time since ive typed a word on Experience Project and a lot has changed since my last. My last post was in 2012 i believe about 2 years, wow how time flys. If youve...
    unknownjay25 unknownjay25 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 23

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    Name Change - I originally had the name Gayheat. Which implies all sorts of things I am not. That name was chosen in haste when I first arrived at EP on a Google search. Using my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    This Woman, Er, Me... - Once upon a time, there was a woman, yours to the truly, who was on EP for awhile and developed a bad case of toxic profile. Brought on, perhaps, by her...
    CaffeinateMe CaffeinateMe 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Poem: Freeform: Stop, I wish I could just ******* stop. Looking at them, craving them, needing them. I'm sick, these feelings will go away soon. Think about something else...
    Shhush Shhush 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I want to come out to the one person who I want to be with. That's my goal now. As for my family, I don't think I'll ever, ever have enough courage. My parents are absolutely...
    yuuism yuuism 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    "You choose to be Gay" - Do the people who claim this; realize that they are actually implying that, Everyone has homosexual feeling just some CHOOSE to act on them. So...
    LDR87 LDR87 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    That'd be cool and all.. But none of us would ever come out of the closet I couldn't resist XD
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