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I Found Out My Dad Is Gay

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    My Story

    When I was in 7th grade, my parents told me that they were having marital issues. When I heard this I didn't know what to think. I never thought that my parents ever had anything weird happen in their relationship and I couldn't figure out what could break their 27 year marriage...
    tsjj44 tsjj44 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Perfect Family:) Jk

    Three years ago my parents sat my brother and sister and I down and told us they were going to get a separation. I was devestated! My dad told us that he was moving out, but it would only be temporary. I had always been told that I was so lucky to have the "dream" family and...
    tiredofbeingliedto tiredofbeingliedto 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    My Dad Is Gay.

    My grandpa had struggled with his sexuality and denied it to my grandmother that he was gay for his entire life. She knew, she caught him a few times. He continually denied it and became an extremely unhappy man. I'm going through a similar thing with my dad. A few years ago I...
    wannabebillionaire wannabebillionaire 16-17 2 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    Not Sure What To Think Or Do

    I am currently away on vacation with my dad and brother and a night ago i came across some really disturbing images on my dads laptop... i was on hi laptop looking at picture he had taken with his camera from our vacation thus far and i deleted one they had taken of me caught off...
    mazapan86 mazapan86 22-25 1 Response Jul 28, 2011

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    My Story

    My friends and I had always joked around about my dad being gay and hanging out with his "friend" Steve. Steve even came to Thanksgiving dinner one year. Almost every weekend I came home from boarding school, my dad was on some camping trip with him. One day when...
    ltabor1 ltabor1 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Just Dinner...

    Earlier this year i was on my spring break at home. I had wrecked my car driving home from my boyfriends house. This caused a fight among me and my parents about my good-for-nothing boyfriend. That's when my dad forced me to go on a "daddy daughter date" with him out of town. I...
    KAYYYdee KAYYYdee 18-21 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    It Was Easy For Me.

    My parents tried to raiesed my brother and myself in a non perjudice family, everybody is equel. MY dad told me when I was 9 in his pick up truck that he was gay. By that time I already new. My sexual abuser told me my dad was gay and thats why he didn't love me. So when my dad...
    reia27 reia27 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    Finding Out My Dad Is Gay And Hiv Positive

    i'm an only child and have lived with my mom for my 17 years of life. My dad is a drug addict and has been in and out of jail since the day i was born. my ralationship with my father has been a interesting thing. i've been so angry with him for years for not careing about his...
    AshlynRain AshlynRain 16-17 1 Response Mar 22, 2012

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    Caught Off Guard....

    2 years ago i was unfortunate to loose my mom in her battle with her illness. my family and i are just now coming to terms with her passing.Last night i got a phone call from my sister who was bawling her eyes out. Her and my dad went to the lake and had a blast, she went to pick...
    tiffkerr09 tiffkerr09 18-21 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    The Disturbing Way I Found Out...

    I was on my dad's computer one day and a message popped up from this guy I've never heard of and it was extremely dirty and I saw later that my dad sent one back. I was devastated. I watched those messages go back and forth to two other guys (excluding the one I saw talking...
    Tennischk Tennischk 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Happy Ending!!x

    I'd lived alone with my mum and my sister since I was 2 years old, whilst my dad lived thousands of miles away in Hong Kong. I was so young when my parents split up so i wasn't aware of the issues going on around me. My mum used to tell me that he couldn't find work in England so...
    4321x 4321x 16-17 2 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    It Was A Shock, Who Knew This Would Happen?

    This didn't happen when I was a baby. I was made aware of this long after that. A day before my birthday, April 17 actually. Yeah, great birthday present. And guess what? My parents have been married for 18 years and this just now came out. No one thought anything like this...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2011

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    My Story

    Back when I was about 8 I thought everything in my life was perfect, a 3 year old little brother, my parents happily married, a freshly built house with everything you can think of and the biggest property. But one day my dad just kinda left( thinking he was jus working late as...
    Bad2ThaBone15 Bad2ThaBone15 16-17 Apr 19, 2012

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    My Dads Gay And Im A Crossdresser, Hopefully My Mums Normal!

    i recently found out by looking at the internet search history (i wasnt snooping just wanted to find a website id been on a few days earlier) that my dad had been watching LOTS of gay ****, my parents know im a crossdresser but im not sure if my mum knows about my dad, so should...
    mydadsgay mydadsgay 13-15 2 Responses May 7, 2012

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    Living Life With A Gay Dad

    When I was 2 years old, my parents divorced based on the fact that my dad was a homosexual.  I went for years just going back and forth between parents as many children of divorced families know.  I always wondered why my father never found a girlfriend like my mom was going...
    usisde usisde 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    One Awkward Night...

    On one night, in September of 2010, I found out that my father was gay. I am an only child and was 16 when I first found out. I was so in shock, and never expected it. It was how I found out that was really disturbing. I had went out with my mom to the store to get a few things...
    likeimlivingthebirdcage likeimlivingthebirdcage 18-21 3 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    In Search of a Truth

      The news I had expected yet feared carried me ever closer to the edge of my chair, and I choked out the obvious. My father looked at me, nodded, and responded softly with the confirmation. I felt myself surrender to the truth, as goose bumps soared up and down the back of...
    guywalker guywalker 16-17 1 Response Jun 16, 2008

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    my mom told me that my father is gay at

    such a young age and i have accepted that fact. i never judged him. i just don't know if he knows that i know what he's been keeping from me.
    Kclassified Kclassified 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Too Much, Too Late

    My parents divorced when I was very young. I was told that my father had cheated on my mom, and that he had taken drugs. Years later, when I was 15 or so, I learned that he had died, no one told me why. I never went to his funeral, nor have I ever been to his grave. I will take a...
    desertnomad desertnomad 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    My Dad Is Gay.

    When I was born my parents we're still together. My dad left when I was two, and obviously I didn't know why. He moved out to live with other man. Sooner or later, I realized he was more then a "friend." When I was about 12 I got up enough courage to ask my mom if my dad was gay...
    awesomealison awesomealison 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Just Found Out My Dad Is Gay

    Last week my sister came back home from a trip visiting my father in new York. During her trip she noticed things that got her wondering about my dads sexuality. She called him the next day after getting home fromher trip and asked him if he was gay and he said YES.She...
    Jaygom Jaygom 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Help I Dont Know What To Do

    so i have found out my dad maybe gay a few months ago i found gay movies under his bed while painting his room. i blew it off thinking it was a mistake or something, not my dad he always liked ladies i thought he even stole a few ladies from me! so after that a couple of months...
    whattodoaboutthis whattodoaboutthis 26-30 4 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    The Truth Of My Dad: Exposed.

    Growing up, I had a pretty normal life. My dad worked a lot and my mom stayed home.. pretty average. What wasn't average was their marriage, and this came apparent to me at a very young age. They were so distant but I had grown used to it and their behavior became "normal" to me...
    SheSoundsHideous SheSoundsHideous 18-21, F Sep 28, 2011

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    My Dad is gay. He could be bi.

    I don't know, we never really talked about it. When I was sixteen, I gay couple had rented out my sisters old bedroom, I really liked them. My Dad started dating a man when I turned 17 and the man moved in right away and kind of took over. His boyfriend was a complete ******* to...
    anu1223 anu1223 18-21, F May 17

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    Mydadisgay

    i found out my dad was gay when i found gay **** all over his laptop, pictures of men having sex in his bag. When i was in highschool my friends told me their dads told them my dad was gay. When i was in primary school it was sports day and i remember waiting to watch a race and...
    isabelleglgi isabelleglgi 22-25 Feb 12, 2013

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    I Outed My Dad

    A year or so after I graduated from high school, I was still living at home.One day I caught my dad looking at gay ****. He spun a story (don't know if it was true or not) that he was having trouble getting aroused and had been to the doctor about it. That the doctor had told him...
    maemarie maemarie 26-30 Feb 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So about a year ago, I discovered that my mom was cheating on my dad through Facebook with an old friend of hers. I actually found out by accident when she left her phone open...
    blueapple12 blueapple12 22-25, F a week ago

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    SANTA IS REAL!! Nah. Not really :P. I was like 9 years old when I found out. I was really sad about it. Lol I actually saw my dumb as father placing the gifts so...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    My best friend actually slept with my husband. I found out last night. The woman was there for my wedding day and everything and now she does this? I feel so betrayed. And to top...
    SilentRider SilentRider 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    So, I was about 9. I was with my dad and my brother at my dad's friends house because they were away so we were house sitting. I had some kind of hard food and It was hard, so my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4

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    I don't have any solid evidence other than coming across internet messages and things of that nature. My parents relationship was always rocky. My mom used to go see this man named...
    blackrabbit815 blackrabbit815 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I walked in on my dad naked with this young guy. I was stunned. I was so shocked I didn't know what to do. I didn't tell my mom. I don't know if I should.
    megigrace megigrace 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    We have lived a full live and have many regrets. We wish we spent more time with our children. We wish we lived life with less fear. We wish people could know the real us. We wish...
    4in1 4in1 36-40 1 Response Nov 10

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    About 5 years ago when I was 13, I met a boy named Parker on MyYearbook (now meetme.com). He had long brown hair and braces. He never showed his eyes (though after a year he...
    8randnew 8randnew 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    So a few weeks ago my father was getting his side of the family tree drawn up before he dies and it's lost. It turns out that I am a direct descendent of the Countess of Malta...
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F Nov 11

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    That moment when you googled "things that can make you fat" and all of the results are all present in your daily habit. hahaha (SIGH) :{
    Trueexperiences Trueexperiences 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    I was upset.Not because he or any of the others weren't real,but because they spent all those years lying to me and then all of a sudden:"Yeah,we actually made that up."
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M Oct 31

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    -Believe taxes shouldn't be increased for anyone (including the wealthy) and that wages should be set by the free market. -Tend to favor a "flat tax" (same tax rate regardless of...
    Spider101 Spider101 26-30, M Nov 6

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    Therian Friend - I had a friend who was into paranormal stuff and he loved werewolves, he often would say to me that he feels like he could relate to them in some way and he...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Heard of Pineapples? Yea, that yellow prickly fruit. It's a great fruit, like bananas and papayas, they're full of good fibers for your waste. I ate too much two days ago and had a...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    ok the way to switch bodies with someone is: You will need the following items for this spell: 1 picture of the person also really wanting it to come true 2 candles one white...
    hiroyukikun1 hiroyukikun1 16-17, M Nov 14

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    I just found out there's a gay sophomore but a year older than me and he's pretty cool i found out yesterday but I've known him for a while lol but he doesn't know i am is the...
    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M 36 mins ago

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    When I was 9 years old I found out what the word "gay" meant. It shocked me that two people of the same sex could be attracted to each other. When I first found out about it, I...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I've always known I was gay since I was a little kid. Unfortunately I wasn't proud until I actually came out. The first person I came out to was my mom, but she knew it already...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 1

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    My coming out has been a strange experience. I had never had any girlfriends, and I only properly knew I was gay when I was about 14 (I only really found out about this kind of...
    DrCeasium DrCeasium 16-17, M Nov 10

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    I mean I don't hate him.... But I don't love him either. My dad works hard for us. He's the only income maker in the family. He has to support four people and himself. That makes...
    hecknope hecknope 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    So I found out my childhood best friend who I haven't seen in years & found out that he's that "extremely flamboyant gay guy who has a lot of sex and flaunts it" There's nothing...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    A few weeks ago I got a job as a bar maid in a pub at the weekends while i'm at college. I get a lot of attention off men but there was one that had caught my eye. His name is...
    xoxoxoxx xoxoxoxx 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 6

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