I Am Living a Lie

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Everyday I Lose A Little More Of Who I Want To Be

    I am a gay man.  Married, with children.  Each day I hate myself a little more.  I have put both myself and my family i a horrible position.  I know nobody will believe me, but I love my wife with all my heart.  She is my world.  My everything.  I just do not desire her...
    Goodkind Goodkind
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 25, 2011

    Am I truly, genuinely happy?

    In some parts of my life, yes. I see brightness and joy in a lot of places. I feel grief and unhappiness in others. The problem is I'm too afraid to speak my mind for fear of acting like a demanding partner. Is it too much to ask for my partner to help me clean up? Why is it...
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo
    36-40, F
    Oct 15, 2014

    I am not doing what I love.

    playing a guitar for me is like ringing a bell (to borrow a phrase), and right now I am working offshore in the **** dive industry being treated like human garbage. I have a wife and kids and have very few opportunities to record and distribute the music I am capable of...
    WhyNotSayIt WhyNotSayIt
    31-35, M
    Dec 27, 2013

    I have always known I should have been born a

    man. I have always felt so wrong in my own body. It is so hard to find anyone to talk to regarding this
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    May 21, 2015

    Do You Feel Like You're Living A Lie?

    Do you feel like you’re living a lie?  Are you keeping a secret from your family and friends that is causing your life to spiral out of control?Do you want to make a change and are you ready?  We can help.  From the Executive Producer of the acclaimed documentary series...
    doublelifetvseries doublelifetvseries
    36-40, M
    Aug 23, 2011


    its been a year, i love him. he lives in washington and i live in California. we met a disneyland. the only problem, im not as old as he thinks i am
    baileymcmahon baileymcmahon
    22-25, F
    Mar 4, 2013

    I am a professional working,

    married, mother of 3 young boys. From the outside it seems to others that we have a perfect existence. Perfect marriage. Perfect children (well, they are. LOL) Perfect job. Perfect house. The problem is, outside of my children and my job, I am completely miserable. I keep a...
    orchidblooming orchidblooming
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2014
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