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Well, it’s official.

Discussion in 'LGBT Later in Life' started by Poofter, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. Poofter

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    I came out to my mom last night and she was actually not surprised and received it well. I was quiet shocked given how religious she is. This was my last hurdle. I am now out to everyone. And man, talk about freedom.

    No more worrying about slipping up and saying the wrong thing. No more worrying about someone finding something out. I just live my life on my terms now. I feel like the future is so bright. I love living in color.
     
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    Congratulations! That’s fantastic! :slight_smile:
     
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    Thanks! I’m so stoked!
     
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    Congratulations! I'm happy for you. :slight_smile:
     
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    Thanks so much!
     
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    Congratulations on taking a step in the right direction
    Well done
    It must so good to live in colour!
     
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    I love the way you wrote that!

    It's a huge burden to unload, to quit worrying about whether you said the wrong thing to the wrong person at the wrong time.

    Well done, @Poofter !
     
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    People can surprise you by their acceptance. Congratulations!
     
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    This is wonderful new! Congratulations. So happy for you that it went so well! :slight_smile:
     
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    Thanks! But seriously it’s like that old movie “Pleasantville” where everything was in black and white and then something change and people and things start turning to color. (Won’t spoil it for anyone who may watch it) that’s how it feels. So glad to be living in color.


    Thanks everyone. I appreciate it.
     
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    Life starts ... now!
     
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    Awesome! Inspirational, congratulations!
     
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    Congratulations bro....!

    Greetings from Indonesia
     
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    thanks! Hello to you! Today my travels have me in Montana.
     
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    Amazing! So happy for you!
     
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    Ya baby!

    Yes!
     
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    I've gone from being afraid that people will realize I'm not totally straight to hoping they will. It makes all the difference in connecting with people, and that's what I really want. Does that ring a bell?
     
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    OK caffeine is not coursing through my just awoken veins yet, which translates to, my brain is not firing on all cylinders. I am confused by the statement above: Are you saying @SevnButton that you hope people will be afraid of you because you are not straight?
     
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    I read it as saying visibility as LGBTQ was once scary, but now it is great! An internal shift of acceptance (celebration)!

    I’m that way - I want to be seen as bisexual.
     
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