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Telling Friends
      04/27/07 08:10 AM

Just got diagnosed one month ago and it was a HUGE shock, I'm still not entirely sure how or when it happened, I feel completely ashamed and depressed and do not want to tell anyone.

I have only told two really close friends as I know they would not tell anyone but I am afraid of telling other people as I think that if other people knew it would be too much to take.

What do other people think about telling friends? It's hard not to as I feel like I am lying when I see them now, as I have this huge thing on my mind that I cannot share, but then I think if they tell just one person each, then everyone will know and it will make my life worse.

Should I just keep it inside or be out and proud?

Would love to hear from other people about their 'coming out' experiences.


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* Telling Friends toby75 04/27/07 08:10 AM
. * Re: Telling Friends Fransman   08/17/07 06:24 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends thevillebear   07/12/07 12:39 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends Florida69   07/09/07 09:19 AM
. * Re: Telling Friends DaWolf   05/25/07 01:05 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends rninli   05/21/07 02:55 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends alannashtn   05/16/07 05:04 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends PSWrandy   07/06/07 06:19 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends kolo   05/23/07 08:08 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends pozinservice   05/17/07 10:07 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends Ross   05/17/07 10:05 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends DaveWB   05/16/07 12:29 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends creicherzer   05/02/07 08:48 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends creicherzer   05/02/07 08:42 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends Donnie1972   05/02/07 07:02 PM
. * Re: Telling Friends Jackie__Blue   04/27/07 09:29 AM
. * Re: Telling Friends Angel_Ronnie   05/02/07 01:53 AM
. * Re: Telling Friends Angel_Ronnie   05/17/07 06:46 AM

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