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I Am Struggling With Being Gay

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    Looking for a boyfriend who lives near Carthage, Texas I'm 17 white guy no one older than 18 or younger than 14 message me here or kick me teenboy21.
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I don't understand today how being gay is truly accepted. Today the most acceptance is "I'm okay with yo being gay" or "I'm happy for you." True acceptance would be "so?" Only then...
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I've started dating this guy about a week ago. I think it's safe to say, there is a real connection here and it's obvious we can't get enough of each other. We chat on Facebook...
    funereal1134 funereal1134 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm finally OK with being gay. I just can't seem to make friends. There are the straight ones who are overly OK with you being a homoe but they never miss an opportunity to tell...
    Willabug Willabug 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I just don't know how to go about being who I am and finding someone else who wants me just as much as I want them!!! I don't know how to scream IM GAY an still walk around as if I...
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I Am a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual But No One Can Know. - For those who feel like they are uncool, no one knows them and they're just not one of the popular kids, I feel for you but...
    confusion confusion 26-30, F 18 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    It's Hell Of A Fight - It's hell of a fight. Being gay isn't easy these days. Have people around who supports you and accept you for who you are, are hard to find. Most of people...
    what23 what23 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    I wish I could just like women and be normal. Liking guys has taken me to the lowest point of my life
    lostsoul9011 lostsoul9011 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Im confuse I know I'm gay cause I watch gay **** and I fantasize about guys all the time but the thing is I'm not a top nor a bottom.. I just like to kiss.. suck and get sucked...
    akobato akobato 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    If I was straight I would never have to worry about hiding my sexuality. If I was Straight I would never have to go through the pain of coming out after 18 years. I wouldn't have...
    Fixedkid Fixedkid 18-21 7 Responses Dec 24, 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...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M 10 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Gay, Celibate, Christian Just Wanting To Find That Someone To Hold At Night - I was raised in a Christian home, by two parents that were present in my life, and have been married...
    jennings2012 jennings2012 18-21, M 22 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    Falling for my best friend actually fell, really hard. Was there for her when she told me she was abused n broken...told her I was gay(I'm a girl) n that I needed a friend ...we...
    Rhythmnblues9 Rhythmnblues9 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    All I want is a guy who lives near me and would love me for me and won't break my heart every day someone who is kind generous with a warm heart but tough too. I would promise to...
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I know I cannot change it. But find it difficult to live with it. Its a curse.
    MrConfusedSoul MrConfusedSoul 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I'm Gay And I Hate It! - I'm a 25 years old gay guy. My first fantasy about males that I could remember was when I was about 9 years old, and my first sexual experience with a boy...
    sadness707 sadness707 22-25, M 27 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Christian Guy Struggling - Hello, I am a Christian male (30 years old) struggling with my sexual orientation.  I'm involved in church, ministry, and even go to seminary.  I've...
    ARhodes09 ARhodes09 26-30, M 15 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    I know i am gay but i am just so scared to come out. I am afraid people around me will treat me differently. I have been around straight guys and i know how they make fun and...
    davidnathan davidnathan 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Small Town, Nothing In Common. - All the gay guys at my high school well you can tell they are gay. I dont understand it. How come im gay but i dont even act it? I im glad i dont...
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 30 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    How U Know If Ur Really Gay? - i'm 14, and don't really like girls in that way and been thinking i may be gay because i like hanging out with guys and wrestling and horsing around...
    DaytonW14 DaytonW14 13-15, M 11 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    Here To Help - I'm just a gay guy here to talk to/listen to anyone that might need it. Feel free to message me and I will respond. :) Do not give up. "We are not now that strength...
    EthanHuntIMF33 EthanHuntIMF33 31-35, M Nov 24, 2013

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    A really close friend of mine told me he was gay and we got really close but now whenever I try to come out for the first time to him because I trust him to understand that I have...
    ClassicBrindle ClassicBrindle 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Looking for a bf. I live in Carthage, Texas and I'm 17. Message me here or kick me teenboy21 if u want a bf, no long distance stuff also 14-18
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M Mar 28

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    I just had my first experience and it was with a man.
    Tom1429 Tom1429 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Unhappy - Honestly? I don't want to be gay. It's depressing. I've always avoided other women because they seem petty and shallow. But on the rare occasion a make a friend(guy) he...
    Deadb4dying Deadb4dying 18-21 3 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Don't Waste Your Life - Being sexually attracted to men has been around longer than the bible and has been part of mankind since the being. Life is short. Live life to the fullest...
    soburied soburied 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    Confused And Sick To My Stomach - Okay. So I will try to type this is a proper and understandable way. I have come out to my mom, sister, and brother. They are all supportive. But...
    TheMNDreamer2013 TheMNDreamer2013 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    I'm really tired so this won't be long, just gonna describe my problems I have with being gay. I was so worried about my sexuality I've cut twice and each time it was only a...
    lionblaze111 lionblaze111 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    It's amazing how we can work up anxieties in our head with auto-self-discouragements and a lively imagination of the world coming to an end. Then five minutes passed, and you...
    rowrowrowthe rowrowrowthe 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Life Is Weird - Ok so I'm 18 and have been out to only my bf who is a girl and she is pretty gay friendly but yet again she was shocked and couldn't believe that I was gay. I know...
    GG1234 GG1234 18-21, M 9 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    Old Bent And Queer - There is a lot of talent up town for the festival. All these fit dudes  in their twenties.Its depressing. Young enough to be my offspring and the parents of...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo 41-45, M 5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    The first time I knew I was gay was the age of 11. The second I realised it I ran to my room and started crying until my eyes hurt, I remember this day so clearly because it was...
    Takino Takino 16-17, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Mom. - I've tried to tell mom that I'M gay a couple of times before and (if you read my first story you know how that ended) it was so bad... So now I'M here... Three years after...
    josean03 josean03 18-21, M 6 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Heavy heavy You say it's cool to be a freak but in my eyes I'm not a freak I'm simply just me Heavy heavy You claim it's okay to be unusual but in my eyes I'm not unusual I'm...
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Just a sweet outgoing sissy boy bottom needs a Masculine TOP Man to treat me like the princess and I dream of being a housewife!
    FemGayBottom FemGayBottom 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Looking for a boyfriend who lives near Carthage, Texas I'm 17 white guy no one older than 18 or younger than 14 message me here or kick me teenboy21.
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Confused - I grew up in a baptist home and when i knew something was different about me all my life. when i hit puberty i was immediately attracted to men. i was horrified. i...
    loveyou219 loveyou219 18-21 3 Responses May 11, 2011

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    Looking for a bf who lives near Carthage Texas message me or kick me teenboy21 I'm 17 no older than 18 no younger than 14
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M Mar 15

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    I think I am completely struggling with being gay. I have no idea how to handle this and lately I've been getting so lost within my thoughts that I'm starting to block out the...
    lostinwords lostinwords 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Whole and Broken...It has been close to four years since i joined EP. It was such a relief to find this site since writing about my true feelings on myself being gay was the very...
    vers vers 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    The Tough Guy. - I was that guy. The one trying to be tough, trying to be anything but gay. I knew 100 slandering gay jokes, called every "weak" person a *** or a c0ck sucker. It...
    adamrising adamrising 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Should I come out to my mom? I have no idea what she would do. Advice :)
    Richard27 Richard27 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Contrary to the normal story, I didn't know that I was gay until a few years ago. I'm sure that I liked girls, but maybe I didn't really I don't know. In my family, there has...
    chandlerjames98 chandlerjames98 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Yeah I am because I can be openly gay with my best friends but when it comes to my parents well I'm being careful because if I'm not careful I'm going to exposed. My big sister...
    AnimeGeek AnimeGeek 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I Blame You ! - Well my story is going to be long but it's not going to be dull i can assure you ! It all started when i was little i had friend who was my neighbour and we were...
    stormy366 stormy366 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    What's a Guy to Do? - Okay, Im sitting here writing this at 2:00AM. Im Pretty much loosing sleep over the fact that im Gay. Just seeing those three little letters on my computer...
    gallagher22 gallagher22 22-25, M 26 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    I'm 17 male and live in Carthage, Texas looking for a boyfriend. If your live around me message or kick me teenboy21 hoping I can find that perfect guy.
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M Mar 20

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    I'm scared of being gay. I more scared of not finding anyone who is attracted to me. I need someone who will give me an honest opinion on my looks. I don't have to be your type, I...
    Jbsc21 Jbsc21 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    A lot of people call me gay. I haven't come out of the closet. I just blow it off. And my friends stick up for me and tell people I'm not gay. It kills me that my friends don't...
    Zaqhary Zaqhary 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Dealing With Coming Out To Myself And Being LDS (Mormon). - Over the past ten years or so, I have tried dating a great deal with women. My faith, Mormonism or LDS, emphasizes the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    I'm struggling about my sexuality.... Is there anyone who can help me out from this plzzzzzzzzz
    jkmkjk jkmkjk 22-25 1 Response Feb 23

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