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Posts Tagged ‘family

This Year, Christmas is Really Special

December 18, 2010

I just reviewed my entry from December 2009, and I must say, I’m pretty proud of myself.  This time last year, my main hope was that by now, present day, I’d be out and open about my relationship with Nikki.  When I wrote that post, I feared that I would never get the courage to […]

“We’ve had to eat beans!”

August 12, 2010

It’s been slightly over two months since I came out to my family.  It started out really rocky, but I believe things are gradually progressing upward. My extended family has been AWESOME.  Aunts, uncles, and cousins have offered me their homes, their ears (and sometimes their beer), and I have never felt so supported and […]

“I sent the damn email.”

June 12, 2010

I did it.  I really did it.  I didn’t think I could do it, but I did it.  I came out to my parents. This has been the hardest experience of my entire lifetime.  As a family, we’ve gone through several tragedies, but personally, this has been perhaps the most painful thing to happen to […]

Mom Reexamined

February 4, 2010

I was finally, for the first time in my out-to-myself-and-a-few-other-friends life (whew!), beginning to get up the courage to come out to my mother.  I feel like when I come out to my mom, then I can truly consider myself OUT.  And I want that so bad.  My best friend, who frequently chats with mom, […]


January 21, 2010

So, last post I was all geared up and ready to come out to my mother.  I really thought it was gonna happen, honest.  But… it hasn’t happened yet, mostly out of fear of how my dad will react.  But even though my mother doesn’t officially know… she knows. Her asking my best friend.  Her […]

The Closet Door is Heavy

January 3, 2010

For the last year, I’ve ranted about how much I want to come out to my parents but how terrified I am of doing so.  Of course, my nervousness is not anything unique, as LGBT people everywhere deal with anxiety of coming out, especially to someone as close to you as your parents. This time […]

The P Word: Parents

December 16, 2008

Last night my girlfriend asked, “If I wanted you to tell your parents about us, would you?” *Gulp* After my heart slowed down a little, I responded with, “If you really wanted me to.” Ah, parents. I have great parents, really I do. I love them very much, and they love me very much. They’ve […]