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When did you know?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by anthonythegamer, Apr 13, 2013.

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When did you know that you're LGBT?

  1. Since you were a baby

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. 3-6 years old

    11 vote(s)
    8.7%
  3. 7-10 years old

    11 vote(s)
    8.7%
  4. 11-13 years old

    32 vote(s)
    25.2%
  5. Early Teen Years (14-16)

    40 vote(s)
    31.5%
  6. Late Teen Years (17-19)

    16 vote(s)
    12.6%
  7. Adulthood

    17 vote(s)
    13.4%
  1. BlackSwan

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    I started to be attracted to girl at 13-14 years old...but accepted it 20-21 years old
     
  2. IrishEyes1989

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    I realized it when I was 21, just 3 years ago. In hindsight though, all of the signs were there in my teenage years.

    It's interesting, I was just looking at the current numbers for the poll and there are equal numbers of people who knew between the ages of 3-6, 7-10, and in adulthood, with 11 each. That's very interesting to me.
     
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    I knew I was attracted to guys when I was 12-13, but somehow convinced myself I was straight until I was 14, when I realised; yep, I'm gay. So I've only acknowledged my sexuality for a year, but I have definitely had gay feelings all my life; all my cartoon crushes when I was little were on guys:lol:.
     
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    I've known since I got thrills from seeing a lady's shirt gape. :lol:

    But in all seriousness, I knew deep down I liked girls from an early age. I was probably around 11-13 when I first realised it was different.
     
  5. Zmajcek

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    I had my first crush on a guy (a teacher in my primary school) at the age of 12. But I did not consider it anything serious. I was about 14-15 when I finally realized that I was gay and was attracted to men. However, full acceptance came in my early adult years.
     
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    I’ve always had an attraction to other boys growing up but I was also attracted to girls. But at 11 was the first time I’d get a tingly feeling around certain boys.

    In middle school was the first time I was accused of being gay and met the first gay guy. In high school my freshman year my first time basically being seduced by another guy. By my senior year I’d admitted to myself that I was attracted to guys.

    so it’s basically gone on from there and gotten a little bit more comfortable with my same sex attractions
     
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    It took me up until the actual moment where I was fellating a guy to know that I was LGBT. And I was 28 when that happened. So... I mean how irresponsible is that?
     
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    I was 19. I never really gave it too much thought because I didn't had much contact with LGBT+ people until I started studying in a university.
     
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    It's been on and off throughout my life.
     
  10. Chizu

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    People have always accused (for lack of a better word) me of being gay for as long as I can remember. The accusations got serious when I became 13, so I started lying to cover myself. When I was 15 I finally realized I was, but at the time I just called it "a gay thing." I soon realized to be straight, I need to have the feelings I have for guys to be directed at girls, and by 16 I found I couldn't, so I considered myself confused and hoped I'd change someday. By 17 I realized I was 100% gay and that would never change, so I finally admitted to myself I'm gay.
    Now, people I'm not out to don't ask, maybe it's a maturity thing where they realized it's none of their business, I don't know or really care.
     
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    I believe I would have been 12 when I knew I liked girls.
     
  12. Will S

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    I knew I was gay when I was in middle school and it was funy because for the longest time I tried to convince myself that I was straight for so many years. and then in 6th and 8th grade I tried to date my best friend but it turned out that we were both gay and she is awesome!
     
  13. Will S

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    I was in middle school and I tried so hard to be masculine and I even tried to date my best friend at the time because she was awesome but it turned out that we were both gay!