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I Have a Gay Father

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    Daddy

    Daddy was in the closet for almost 18 years of marriage to my mother. I was about 13 when he came out. Hit me like a rock. I was completely sheltered. Honestly thought gay meant happy. Took me a while to get over the shock. My mom didn't help, telling me he was going to burn in...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    I found out my father was gay

    when I was 18 at his funeral. I really never had a relationship with him and I am saddened by the emptiness I feel because he felt he had to hide his sexuality from me. I understand why he did, but I also wish he would have respected me enough to know I would have accepted him...
    blandie blandie 41-45, F Feb 6

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    Just Found Out, So Confused

    I have no idea what to do. My head is totally ****** up right now.I don't care that my father is gay. But there is so much that doesn't make sense right now.As background, I didn't know my father until this year. My mother was from another country and didn't contact him when she...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    My Son

    my son is gay. and i love him so much it does not matter who he is or what he is my son. now his stepfather loves him as much as i do . but his real dad wont talk to him or anything . so i tell my son as long as  god and me and your granny and your step dad loves you thats...
    yagure yagure 51-55 1 Response Aug 23, 2010

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    I Am Bi. I...

    I am a 25 year old bisexual woman from US. I discovered that I was bi-curious when I was 17. I went out looking for one thing and found another. It took me a long time to come to terms with the fact that I am bi. After one experience with a woman (she was hot, passionate and...
    bisexuallucy bisexuallucy 26-30, F Jul 4, 2012

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    In the Closet For 35 Years

    My father was raised as a Jehovah's Witness and taught that homosexuality was wrong.  When I found out that he was gay, he told me that he had felt this since he was a young boy.  He married my mother because he was trying to be normal and do what he was told was the...
    tinythesp tinythesp 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    My Daddy Is Gay, And I Love Him

    My parents met in high school, and dated on and off until their twenties. After just a few years, they had me, an accidental birth. They had planned to finish college before having children, but both claim that it was "A happy accident". In three years time, my dad had both...
    wolflover721 wolflover721 13-15, F Dec 3, 2011

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    Daddy I Miss You

    When I was 10 my father bought a computer, he loved to go into AOL chatrooms, and send pictures back and fourth among other people. My father would go into my log in and use my account, so no one would know it was him. I remember going online after school, to play games and go on...
    Shawnnas Shawnnas 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Closets Are For Clothes

    Looking back we should have known..we all laugh about it now But in all seriousness it's sad that he couldn't be himself for over 45 yrs. Like when my Dad would say...I know what a guy wants..... so No you can't go to that all night party .. I know he really did know...
    caroli9 caroli9 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2007

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Do not judge me. Just as you guys don't want people to judge gays, don't judge those are not comfy with that. I have many gay friends. I don't disrespect them or discriminate...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    My father committed suicide when I was eleven. I used to think that this was the most traumatic experience of my life. I'm 29 now and things are slowly getting better.
    SmokingChrome SmokingChrome 26-30, M Jun 30

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    I'm so upset. All my 14 years of living I never had a father. It's not because he left, it's because he never knew about me. Last year I started to get interested in finding him...
    xobeybriannax xobeybriannax 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I happen to be gay but I am very masculine and only into masculine guys. I am just a guy who likes guys. I don't feel like I fit in the gay scene and I don't fit in with straight...
    Armen28 Armen28 26-30, M Jun 28

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    I am a closeted gay man but am not comfortable with myself. Sometimes I feel I might be straight but my desire to have gay sex is still there.
    rogrey rogrey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I don't know who my father is, the state of Ohio did do blood testing on a few names my mom gave and unfortunately one didn't go in. They assumed that he "tried to run" so he was...
    yuliaKitsune yuliaKitsune 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I'm the oldest child in my family, 32 years old now. As long as I can remember I have always felt abnormal, and could never understand how my friends were able to be sole...
    ladybutterfly82 ladybutterfly82 31-35, F Jun 29

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    I have known I was gay since the 9th grade and I came out in the open last summer. My parents were shocked and tossed me out shortly after because they can't deal with having a gay...
    JaggedEdges JaggedEdges 18-21, M 3 Responses 56 mins ago

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    Both parents have an extremely important part to play in our lives, raising us but also shaping us into people. Mothers and fathers can be responsible for our mental state and the...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was raised in a very religious household and although my parents never directly mentioned it we were brought up, mainly through church believing homosexuality to be a sin. That...
    spankedmatilda spankedmatilda 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm a Christian and I support you all. 2 days ago, I saw to men holding hands, they weren't afraid or ashamed of it, I looked at them and you know what? They looked happy! Many...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 11 Responses Jun 29

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    It's been awhile, but I guess it's time to write chapter 5 of the compendium of my life. Well, chapter 5 has to start out bad, chapter 4 didn't end to well... But anyway, chapter 5...
    Drifter15 Drifter15 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I have learned a lot-the easy way and the hard way.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i watched you drink another beer. i listened to you yell, while i felt myself flinch. i watched you leave us, and take almost everything we owned. i listened as you, your new...
    ProudByChoice ProudByChoice 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    My father just told me he is gay and my mother and him have been keeping it a secret for weeks. My mum and him are going to separate. All the time my mum and dad were telling me...
    sofiamaywalker sofiamaywalker 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I am not a closeted gay but my 24 year old son is. He came out to his father and I (we are divorced) almost five years ago. But that's as far as it's gone. He got complete love and...
    Elle612927 Elle612927 51-55, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    My brother is 10 years older than me. Growing up my brother was always my hero. It seemed there was/is nothing he couldn't do. One day mom told me my brother was gay. I was so...
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I honestly don't know why my friends all ways be saying that's gay that's gay this is gay or that's gay what's so wrong with being gay like fr I'm not gay I'm just supporting...
    fredy8721 fredy8721 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I support gay rights. The only two girls I talk to right now (offline) are gay and one of my old beat friends are gay. My cousin is also gay. She got married to her wife a year ago...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Let my start off by saying that I'm a Christian and I am gay. I live with both my parents and my younger brother and I have a dog. I've been dating a guy for the past 2 months. We...
    jowaymedina jowaymedina 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    So I met him not too long ago, about two months ago ina workshop about music and stuffs. He's one of the speaker in that workshop. I never even had a feeling that he's gay, he...
    EdwardSally EdwardSally 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    HIV Positive does not mean “Dirty” All over hook-up websites, gay men portraying themselves as HIV Negative refer to themselves as “being clean”. This is also true on TV...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    nudism isn't sexual at all. I lived in Japan till I was 8 because my father was stationed there with the Navy. I went to Japanese schools and had Japanese friends. Nudity is...
    goldenslutphotography goldenslutphotography 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm gay there is no way around it. I know for sure I'm gay. I'm attracted to the male body and its disgusting. When I look at other boys it turns me on and I really hate that. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I hate when you message someone and they dont text back.I hate when you ask someone for a pic of them and they show you there profile pic.I hate when you try to be nice but people...
    koolboy55 koolboy55 13-15, M 5 days ago