I Have a Gay Father

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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, 2014

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2007

    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
    1 Response Aug 23, 2010

    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

    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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