Later this month, I will be attending a major Gay Pride event in my small town. Right now, only my family and a very few closest friends know I'm gay. At the Pride event, I expect to see some colleagues and mutual friends, past and present.
It will be my first "public outing" in a very small way and I'm a bit nervous about it, for the possible impact my outing may have on my kids. However, I must push ahead with my gay journey; I've come so far and don't want to lose momentum now!
All the community LGBT groups will be there, so at the very least, I plan to buy a Pride T-shirt and maybe some other Pride items. More importantly, I plan to talk to the representatives of all the different groups and find out about some local gay-oriented social, sports and/or organizational groups I can join in September. Wish me luck!
Based on the comments on my last post and some private e-mails, it seems that many of you want to see me get laid! RG best summed up my feelings on this, "You are a boiling cauldron of pent-up sexual frustration and you need to explore and experience what it's like to have sex with another man."
It's not that easy, however. Right now I am completely exhausted, a
Another stressor: my wife and I have had some extremely difficult conversations recently about our respective homes. Although I am very much "on the mend" and my pain is much reduced, the 'disability management officer' at my workplace tells me I won't be allowed to return to work until July at the earliest.
I have a very clear idea of what is best for me regarding when to start my gay sex life. I will take to heart these other comments as well:
- Just take it easy Buddy. There's no rush.
- Take it slow!
- Follow whatever path is right for you!
I do have a plan, however. By September, I hope to be able to provide a full report on: "