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I Found Out My Dad Is Gay

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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...
    AshlynRain AshlynRain 16-17 1 Response Mar 22, 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...
    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...
    KAYYYdee KAYYYdee 18-21 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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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...
    desertnomad desertnomad 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 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...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 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...
    guywalker guywalker 16-17 2 Responses 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...
    reia27 reia27 26-30 2 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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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...
    tiffkerr09 tiffkerr09 18-21 1 Response Nov 14, 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...
    Jaygom Jaygom 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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...
    SheSoundsHideous SheSoundsHideous 18-21, F Sep 28, 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...
    tiredofbeingliedto tiredofbeingliedto 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 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...
    Bad2ThaBone15 Bad2ThaBone15 16-17 Apr 19, 2012

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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...
    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...
    mazapan86 mazapan86 22-25 1 Response Jul 28, 2011

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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...
    mydadsgay mydadsgay 13-15 3 Responses May 7, 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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    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...
    likeimlivingthebirdcage likeimlivingthebirdcage 18-21 3 Responses Jun 9, 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...
    maemarie maemarie 26-30 Feb 12, 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...
    whattodoaboutthis whattodoaboutthis 26-30 4 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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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...
    Jan 20, 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...
    awesomealison awesomealison 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 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...
    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...
    4321x 4321x 16-17 2 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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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...
    wannabebillionaire wannabebillionaire 16-17 2 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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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...
    usisde usisde 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 3, 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...
    isabelleglgi isabelleglgi 22-25 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    I recently went to my mum's home to help her clean up. I found a box which I have never seen before and it was full of family photos. One was in 1994 when i was just a year old but...
    larson101 larson101 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I just found out that my best friend has been admitted to a mental hospital. It makes me said because 1) It's sad that she feels that way, and 2) she didn't tell me that she was...
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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...
    mangoluver mangoluver 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I found out a long time ago...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    i just found out i'm having a girl :) that's like some super exciting news.but i'm not showing like everyone else does,but i'm good,my body is just different.
    Wtfjusthappen Wtfjusthappen 13-15, F Mar 27

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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 16 hrs ago

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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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 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Not recent.... Couple years ago. Went for a year with weird symptoms before docs found the fracture....... Must not have covered that in med school... Hahaha!
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M Mar 21

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 21 hrs ago

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    He is real! He's at the mall every year lol.
    hmmk hmmk 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend knew he had genital warts and had sex with me for 3 months before plucking up the courage to tell me. He had also told 2 people close to me about it before I knew. He...
    girl544 girl544 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Boyfriend told me after sleeping with me that he has genital warts. Now what?
    girl544 girl544 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So here goes my story. 4 years ago I started playing World of Warcraft and that is where I met my love (let's call him Danny). The first time we spoke, I felt like something...
    Macrotis Macrotis 18-21, F 13 hrs 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 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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