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At what age did you experience your first same-sex attraction?

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  1. Queerboy

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    At what age did you become conscious your same sex attraction?

    What age did you accept you weren't straight?

    Me I've always been attracted to boys in some way but when I was 11 I first started to notice boys and the fact I really liked it. I remember one day at a park some boys were running around in their shorts and nothing else, barefooted,bare chested and their wet shorts clung to their wet bodies. It turned me on, I felt embarrassed, I felt this heat come over me.

    A few years of denial despite my obvious attraction to boys, despite my viewing gay websites I finally began admitting to myself last year.
     
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    Boys playing in the pool. It gave me the biggest hard-on, I got so turned on that I couldn't stop staring at them. I was 11 at the time. :slight_smile:
     
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    Me too
     
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    15 - 16. threw me off
     
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    I think I always knew I was gay. However, I'd say I really became aware that this wasn't just a physical thing when I turned 15 and felt something stronger for guys.
     
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    Well, I had a hint because I liked gay sex. But last summer I went on a vacation alongside a friend. We stayed at a motel owned by his uncle, his cousin was also there helping with the rooms. When I saw him I felt something I had never felt with a male person before. He is about 23 and I am 18, not that it matters but I never did make a move because I am kind of scared hitting on men.
     
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    Hints at age 7, fully fledged attraction at 14
     
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    I had felt a small degree of same-sex attraction long before I actually acknowledged what I was feeling. By the time I noticed my feelings I'd say I was around twelve to thirteen years old, by that time those feelings had became quite strong. I figured everybody had similar feelings: since I also liked people of the opposite gender, I had convinced myself that I was straight, so I never once thought I was bisexual or anything else.

    Then when I was fourteen, it suddenly crossed my mind that straight people do not feel attraction towards members of the same gender. And months of confusion ensued.
     
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    Gained "suspicions" around 11.
    At camp when I was 13 a hot senior in my cabin changed his underpants without going to the bathroom and when I saw his..... Parts.... I knew I liked guys.
    I didn't stop "expecting the phase to end" until I was 15. And it wasn't until 3 months ago I accepted myself
     
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    I mean I would say like 15... I could say earlier, but I just wasn't aware of anything till 17 so its hard to delve that deep.
     
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    I had small things at late 12, I started really feeling attractions 13.
     
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    I know that I thought the female body looked great when I was around 10? I accepted the possibility of being attracted to women when I was about 15 but I started really doubting my sexuality at the age of 16. I think I actually already knew I was attracted to women at the time, but I had a hard time admitting it to myself and accepting my sexuality. That changed a few months ago when I got an enormous crush on who I can call my girlfriend now, I'm 18 now so it took me some time to accept it but I'm all cool with it now!
     
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    Sexually? I always knew that I liked boys, so at 12 it was not shocking when I felt sexual feelings... but at 13-14, when I learned that I might have been crushing on girls this whole time too, and liked them sexually, well... it was quite the shock.
     
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    I used to flirt with girls since I was 8 but I thought everyone did. Well it seems not xd But at the time I didn't know, it's been about 4 years since I've realized I'm attracted to the same-sex and about 3 years since I've accepted it.
     
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    Actually looking back on it, probably around 13 or 14. I didn't accept I wasn't straight though until I was 17.
     
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    although i didnt understand what it was, i techically experienced my first when i was about 7 or 8. i loved hanging out with him and felt drawn to him, we'd been friends since playgroup (thats before primary school/ elementary school). it would end up that id do this with the second friend i got too. developing into an attraction that i was able to kind of understand. but i wasnt sure as id never felt like this with girls (who id presumed it could only happen with, i went to religious schools) so didnt think it was. alot while later and im no longer friends with these 2, which still hurts. but i do have a friend, and for once i have a friend im not at all attracted to. (ive never had a female friend). strange that i KNEW i was into 1 and 2. and uhhh gay imagery. yet did not put two and two together till i was 17. strange what the mind can justify at that age
     
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    16
    actually, just a few months back.
     
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    I had questions at a very young age, I had innocent "crushes" at around 8, which threw me off because I had never heard of a "lesbian" in my life, I didn't know if other girls liked girls or if I was the only one in the entire world.

    I had my first real crush on a girl at 11, knew I was gay at 13, and accepting it was a gradual process for me, the process started at 14, but I've only just been truly accepting it within the past year or so, I'm 19.