Her Son Wasn’t Ready to Come Out as Gay – But Mom Had Other Ideas!

A Reddit user posted recently on a subthread asking if she was in the wrong for outing her son before he was ready to talk about it.

Keeping Secrets

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Tricia’s son has been keeping a deep secret for the past seven months.

Hiding His Sexuality

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Despite presenting himself as a typical masculine and straight-acting 17-year-old male, he’s been in a romantic relationship with another boy.

Son Can’t Hide His Relationship Any Longer

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This relationship is not something he’s been able to hide from his mother.

The Telltale Signs of Romance

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The telltale signs are all there – the baby talk, constant hugging, calling his boyfriend handsome, sharing clothes and cuddling, closing the bedroom door.  

More Than Friends

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This is no ordinary friendship. Tricia’s son spends everyday with his boyfriend; showering him with gifts.

Inviting the Couple on a Family Trip

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One day, Tricia asked her son if he would invite his ‘boyfriend’ on their family trip.

Not Funny!

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Her son became visibly uncomfortable and told her that it wasn’t funny, that he was straight.

Tricia’s Son Is in Denial

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Tricia found herself laughing at his denial, but the laughter quickly faded when she realized that he was being serious.

Being Pushed Out of the Closet

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Tricia told her son that she knew he was in a relationship with another boy and was hiding it poorly.

An Emotional Reaction

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This admission brought about a strong emotional response from her son, and he begged her not to tell his father and became upset when she pointed out how obvious it was. 

Feeling Outed

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He felt that his secret had been outed before he was ready to deal with it.

Not Talking

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He hadn’t spoken to his mother in a few days.

A Mother’s Guilt

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The weight of her son’s secret has become a heavy burden for Tricia as she grapples with the delicate balance between respecting her son’s privacy and providing him with the support he needs.

A Complicated Situation

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In these difficult and emotional times, she’s trying hard to navigate this complex and sensitive situation with care, compassion, and understanding.

Division Amongst Readers

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The Reddit community drew the battle lines. While half were appalled by Tricia’s behavior, the other half said it wasn’t a big deal. 

One Redditor wrote, “You took that away from your son. Instead of saying something to the effect of “If you are, cool – if not, cool. We love you regardless” you forced him to confront that identity before he was ready.” 

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