A homosexual struggle may take years to manifest within a marriage. Oppositely, LGBT people who have yet to come out or have opted not to do so are labelled as closeted or being in the closet. Resuming the Journey Homosexuality: Archived from the original on December 6, Lacking a sense of gender identity? National Review Online. After all, homosexuality is nothing but "lust, porn, and sexual immorality," sins that are applicable only to gay people and never to straight ones.
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You don't choose your sexuality, it chooses you. What God did in me very suddenly can, and I believe will, be a part of the gradual healing of most men and women who struggle with homosexuality and with other sexual disorders. Every coming out story is the person trying to come to terms with who they are and their sexual orientation.
Coming out has also been described as a process because of a recurring need or desire to come out in new situations in which LGBT people are assumed to be heterosexual or cisgendersuch as at a new job or with new acquaintances.