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Hi Im Eric and now trying to be what I always knew I was

Discussion in 'The Welcome Lounge' started by oldguy, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. oldguy

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    I am glad to see you younger folks banding together and with more public support getting to be who you are, or at least the opportunity to find who you are. I am probably too many generations removed from most here, but glad to see this site exists. For me I learned early, not always willingly but sometimes it was, that i was both bi and sub. I spent a very frustrated life trying to shoe horn myself into some mold that I was not and could not ever fit. Not being myself meant I was never good at forming strong or intimate relationships. I do wish you all the best.
    Thanks
     
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    Hi Eric and welcome to the EC family :slight_smile: hope you enjoy mixing on here.
     
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    Welcome to EC :slight_smile:
     
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    Hello & welcome :grin:
     
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    Welcome to EC! :slight_smile:
     
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    Welcome Eric!

    There are a few of us here... the coming out later in life forum is awesome. I was just talking to a twentysomething gay friend of mine, and he said he couldn't imagine growing up in the decades before there was so much support, publicity and acceptance of non-heterosexuality. I myself still don't feel entitled to come out even though I am surrounded by a world that is changing so quickly into what I always hoped.

    There is a lot of support here including for those of us who knew those decades... :slight_smile:
     
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    Hello Eric! Welcome to EC!
     
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    Congrats on accepting yourself. Living in denial or fear for any length of time is a crushing burden, no matter how much of a habit it becomes. Welcome to EC, and welcome to the rest of your life.

    Let the healing begin!

    -The Seeker
     
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    Hi, Eric!
    Welcome to EC. :slight_smile:
     
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    Hi, Eric.

    You might be surprised to know that there are many people here in their 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. One of the values that we've set for EC is that it is welcoming to, and supportive of, people of all ages.