Coming out as gay, bisexual or transgender is not easy, particularly for those who fear they will be rejected by their families and friends.
A netizen recently took to social media to share his experience coming out as gay to his family.
The netizen with the Twitter handle @realadrianes felt it was the best Christmas gift he received when his family accepted him.
“Oyyyy!!! I’M OFFICIALLY OUT SA FAMILY KOO!!!! UYYY KINA ATE, KUYA, MAMA AT PAPA, AT LOLA, SHETTT!!!! 😭😭😭 DI NA SILA GALIT SAKEN. WALA NG TAMPO,” he tweeted.
“GUSTO LANG DAW NILA MASAYA AKO AT KUNG ANO IKAKASAYA KOO 😭 DI NA KAME NAG-AAWAY NI PAPA. 😭❤️ THANK YOUUU SO MUCH PO LORD FOR THIS!! 😭❤️,” he added.
He thanked his family for accepting that he is gay.
“THANK YOUU. THANK YOUU. YAN LANG MASASABE KO FOR NOW!!! THANK YOUU SA PAGTANGGAP NG TOTOONG AKO,” he said in another tweet.
“I LOVE YOU MA, PA, ATE, KUYA!!!” he added.
Many netizens immediately reacted upon seeing his post, mostly sending praise and congratulatory messages.
“Congratulations you deserve to be happy, we all does.”
Congratulations yku deserve to be happy, we all does 😊👏
— Coffee_Lover (@Coffee0verdose) December 15, 2019
“Yeehheeeyyyy.. Congrats for your braveness.”
Yeehheeeyyyy.. congrats for your braveness.
— Alterrific_14 (@14Alterrific) December 15, 2019
“Congratulations po and I wish you all the best!!!”
Congratulations po and I wish you all the best!!!
— OnseDaliri (@JustynMiks) December 15, 2019
“Congrats.. happy for you.”
congrats..happy for you
— eyy-dree-yhan (@edrianvalencia) December 14, 2019
Yipee. Congrats. 🙂
— JJ Estrella (@JJMEstrella) December 14, 2019
“Congrats! That’s a wonderful present.”
Congrats! That's a wonderful present
— iamKebong (@Markevin02) December 14, 2019
— itsurver (@Legrev08) December 14, 2019
The tweet of @realadrianes has already garnered over 9,300 likes and it has been retweeted more than 280 times.