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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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    I Was Raised Only By My Father

    My mother passed away when I was very young, I hardly have a memory of her being there. I was thus raised by my dad, who did so with all his love and dedication. By now, I am at university and he has since retired. For years, I have been hoping he would maybe meet a nice lady to...
    1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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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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    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 2 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    My Dad Is Gay With The Guy Who Inappropriately Touched My Sister

    when my parents got divorced a few years ago, my dad moved out to a flat. He ran a youth charity and so had lots of friends about aged 20ish. he often had a few over but they only stayed on the sofa and nothing ever happened. he began telling me and my sister, Abby, about this...
    Jan 20, 2013

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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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    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 4 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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 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 3 Responses Jan 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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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 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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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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    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 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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    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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    I found out yesterday that my boyfriend is proposing. We were out at the mall and he said he "needed to do something." I've been bugging him about how I'm not married to him. We've...
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    Wtfjusthappen Wtfjusthappen 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I found out today that someone I know passed away and he left this earth two months ago. I googled him today just randomly and an obituary that was two months old came up. I wasn't...
    sdgj sdgj 26-30, F a week ago

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    My dad cheated on my mom with my best friend. I had just made friends with this girl and her husband and children. In the short time I've gotten to know them, I became attached...
    duClo duClo 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I tried to catch him when I was seven... All I remember is seeing my dad covered in flour and water...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    My mum was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It's been about a month now. It was very sudden. Just one day when I came home and she was not home, I called her and she told me she...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M Apr 14

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    I was tinkering around the computer when I found a Word document with Santa's letter, the one I got the Christmas prior. I didn't tell anyone for a few years though. Extra gifts...
    allonsyalexa allonsyalexa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old married man. Until now my wife (21 years old as well) and I have been living in our house which we bought 5 months ago. We have been having...
    jbp1992 jbp1992 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    god my ex broke up with me 2 months ago and I just feel like I lost a good friend. like I have nothing to do, and I have no friends to talk to, and all I want is to spend time and...
    itsalonelyworldoutthere itsalonelyworldoutthere 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    😐 wow was I pissed off! I didn't talk to my mom for about 2weeks 😂
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    My sister just called. Doctor said my mum only going to live for three months is due to juandice. She is still undergoing ct scan and blood test. The only way to treat her jaundice...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M Apr 15

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    He is real! He's at the mall every year lol.
    hmmk hmmk 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    So, about a year back, I was in a serious relationship.. he was the best thing in my life but it was the worst relationship of my life because no one could find out, especially not...
    damonm97 damonm97 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I used to have a gay friend and enjoyed confiding in him and would support him, then i found out he was telling people my business so the friendship ended Other times If Ive...
    Paulchanning Paulchanning 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I found out a couple of months ago that my brother is gay. He doesn't know that I know, but I'm wondering should I tell him that I know. I have also been wanting to tell our...
    ASoUtherngemini ASoUtherngemini 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Hello. I am a 14 year old girl, and VERY shy. But, I am clever and recently I found out that my dad was cheating on my mom. He is 46 years old, and he shouldn't be having an affair...
    wondur wondur 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I hate my dad. It's legit. I ******* hate his guts. When I was little I thought he was the best person in the world, but I was a child and I worried over myself having fun more...
    gmaingemail gmaingemail 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's been like this for the past 3 years, ever since middle school. I've always known I was different; I've even told my parents when I was 8 years old that I'm sorry for not being...
    beri210 beri210 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    - Back in 2009 is when we first found out that my father had skin cancer but it didn't seem so serious so I wasn't so worried.. They talked about doing a surgery and after that...
    KickRocks KickRocks 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What he did was unforgivable and I can never forgive him. Worst off he expects me to say sorry for calling his idiot wife (not my mom and she never will be!) a ***** and cos I won...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I wrote a story earlier bout my first love but to refresh your memory or incase your too lazy to read the other one lol i went with my fam to mexico for a week and i saw him and we...
    JenniferArvayo JenniferArvayo 18-21, F Mar 31

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    So, a little about me.... I am 21 years old and am from America. My parents are from Mexico and are somewhat conservative. They believe in family honor and take action if...