At Last, These Guys Have Finally Accepted Themselves As Gay

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Just as there’s no timetable for coming out, people accept themselves at varying rates. Maybe you grew up in an environment where you were always encouraged to be open and honest, and realizing you were gay was like realizing you had freckles on your back. If so, consider yourself lucky.

For countless others, self-love is an uphill battle.

For those who are still ascending, here’s a bit of hope from the guys on Whisper who have finally broken through:

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Yes I

This year is the first time I

At this very moment, after coming out 3 years ago, I

I have finally " accepted" myself as gay. Now I can

I didn

Starting to come to terms with the fact that I

I used to hate myself for being gay, but even though I haven

Slowly accepting myself as a gay man. Some days are easier than others but I won

When I accepted myself as gay that was probably one of the happiest moments of my life.

Today I am finally accepting that I

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I wish that accepting myself as a gay man wasn

If people only knew how hard it has been to accept myself as gay- something I

Finally accepting myself as a gay man. I don

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This week has been the first time I

I look back on my life a year ago and I was filled with internal unrest about being a gay man. Today I am at peace with myself and I feel so relieved.

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