Top Rated Answers. Im confused as im straight but started getting feeling for guys and started to like my friend even though I like girls. Did you find this post helpful?
Any advice? If this other employee is being celebrated and supported in a way you would appreciate, either socially or professionally in terms of diversity programmes or opportunities, that makes all the sense in the world. You just tell someone.
Some people approach this particular square on the calendar with pride and courage, others with trepidation. Some research suggests that sexual orientation can show itself even at 3 years old. In our family, by the time our youngest son came out at 13, my wife and I had long progressed from inkling to conviction.
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Coming out of the closetoften shortened to coming outis a metaphor for LGBT people's self-disclosure of their sexual orientation or of their gender identity. The term coming out can also be used in various non-LGBT applications e. Framed and debated as a privacy issue, coming out of the closet is described and experienced variously as a psychological process or journey;  decision-making or risk-taking ; a strategy or plan; a mass or public event; a speech act and a matter of personal identity ; a rite of passage ; liberation or emancipation from oppression ; an ordeal ;  a means toward feeling gay pride instead of shame and social stigma ; or even career suicide.
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By Melisa Raney, with illustrations by Ian Berry. Melisa Raney is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Atlanta with her two children. The views expressed in this commentary are her own.
Before you can post or reply in these forums, please join our online community. All those uncomfortable things that you talk about there I have felt my own version of at some time. At other times I have seen possibilities.
What was stopping me was the thought that, sooner or later, she would find out I was gay, let it slip, my friends and family would find out and my life would be over or so I thought at least. I can see now that these thoughts had roots in my childhood experiences. I was about 16, and felt that somehow what I was feeling could never be acceptable to him.