I am reading Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

I am reading a book Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg. It's about a gay guy who's tired of being that "gay guy" around school, so his solution is to switch schools and to pretend to be straight (Or not to be out though not necessarily back in the closet - I don't get it, but … Continue reading I am reading Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

Learning to love oneself

I cannot always say that I have loved the person I am. When I was a youngster, I never gave the idea of: “Loving oneself,” much thought. I only wanted to be accepted and fit in. I think most of us kids felt this way. When you’re a kid all you want is to be … Continue reading Learning to love oneself

Straights, marries and gays

Some gay men are into straight men and/or married men. Comments and jokes like: “Convert the straight,” and “What’s the difference between a straight guy and a gay guy? … Six beer” are often mentioned or joked around by some of these gay men. I am not one such person. If your straight or married, … Continue reading Straights, marries and gays

On friendship

I have a friend who when I meet him always makes me happy and I cannot help smiling when I see him. We met for lunch yesterday with my other half. This friend invited us to a restaurant where you had to climb a set of stairs to enter from the foyer to the restaurant. … Continue reading On friendship

My complete coming out story

I've written about parts of this in other posting here on this blog, but I haven't put the whole story together. I first came out to myself where I really admitted to myself that I preferred guys over girls. I hated myself. I tried to pray it away - God, how I tried. I cried … Continue reading My complete coming out story