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So I am married to a man and just had the realization last October that I am bi. Part of me feels that if I were to come out to my family they would just ask why it was even important to share if I am already married. Like I made my pick and that’s all there is to it. But the other part of me feels like this has been hiding deep inside me for so long and I need to share it. Any suggestions or stories of coming out would be encouraging. This is the only space I currently am “out.”

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@Birdie I was Evangelical for most of my life, but realized that I'm bi in the middle of it. I told my wife and one of my friends, but didn't tell anyone else . . . because I felt it didn't make a difference. It wasn't important to me, so I didn't feel the need to share. Coming out as trans, though, was too important to me not to share. (And, you know, the boobs would eventually be obvious)
How do you imagine your family would react? Supportive, or poorly?

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@AlexTheGirl the realization for me came from the fact that the reason I get so offended by people speaking poorly of lgbtq+ was not because I was this hardcore ally but actually a part of those labels so I was being hurt by every word. There are some in my family that would be completely supportive, my uncle and his husband have been together for over 12+ years. Others in the family would be really negative about it..

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@AlexTheGirl My grandparents have been known to send my uncle books on how not to be gay 🤦🏽‍♀️ and other members did not invite his husband to their wedding but only my uncle😑 So it would definitely be a split. And I think my parents in particular would be negative.

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All I can say is keep thinking about it. You're valid in any case!

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