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I Found Out My Dad Is Gay

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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. 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 22-25, F May 17, 2014

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I finally found my daddy. I'm so happy we are going to live happy ever after:)!!!!
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    22 March 2015. I had that thought for long time, today he told me, and I cry and keep crying, my mother is mental ill, how can I ask her?. I love them both, how can I blame their...
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    I was 15 at the time I'm now 16 almost 17 n when the doctor first told me I may never be about to have kids or it will be extreamlly hard I just froze n held back the tears I acted...
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    I was diagnosed with a disease called trichotillomania which is a disease that makes you pull out your hair strand by strand. I've been doing this for almost 3 years now and a lot...
    WinglessSoul WinglessSoul 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am calling out for help ;-(
    alone121906 alone121906 18-21 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I was over joyed when my wife came out as lesbian. she dates women but stays with me. or did before she left me for her lesbian wife.
    Cuck4lesbian Cuck4lesbian 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm still in complete and utter shock. Theres so many thing I wish I would have said to him. So many memories I wish we made. If I only had the courage than to say the things I can...
    Thatonegirljules Thatonegirljules 26-30, F Mar 2

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    I miscalculated how far along I actually am. I am not 6 weeks pregnant. I'm 11 weeks. I went the the doctors a few days ago and asked that they put the results of the baby's gender...
    JanaElisabeth JanaElisabeth 16-17, F Mar 11

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    I first found out I was gay in 6th grade. I went to the kind of school that doesn't care about people who are actually out of the closet, but will call you gay for crossing your...
    TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie 46-50, M Mar 2

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    My story's not very exciting. About three and a half years ago, I went into the living room where my parents were and I said, "I'm dating someone, and it's not a girl." I remember...
    CasvalEarth CasvalEarth 22-25, T 3 days ago

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    haha funny actually i was 13 about to turn 14 and he just turn 15. hi and i was online dating and we dated for 7 months and then i finally ask my mom if i can meet him and we did...
    annalove32 annalove32 13-15, F a week ago

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    I don't know if anyone is actually actively following my experiences, but I just wanted to update you all on my current situation. I've been really happy lately. I'm glad I decided...
    aelizabeth3300 aelizabeth3300 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I came out as bisexual over a year ago. Then I came out as Gay, but I'm still actually Bi. As a mature man in my 50's, I'm kind of a late bloomer in dealing with these issues...
    HawkeyeBear HawkeyeBear 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    my dad is nice but with vice. he didnt hit me even once, but he has this 3rd party of his. I really got hurt when I knew about that but he didnt knew that I found out his secret.
    avienavie avienavie 18-21, F Mar 11

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    I am actually so happy rn, there is this boy who I have known since year 7 and In year 7 we used to go in the toilets and cuddle and touch each other for the whole of lunch time...
    jamesmonty3950 jamesmonty3950 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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