Reddit post, titled, "My wife came out this month, and I feel like I'm not allowed to be mad," has garnered over 19,100 upvotes and 1,800 comments since it was posted in "True Off My Chest."Redditor @dolcheetgabana shared the post on June 12, and he revealed his wife came out as a lesbian, adding that she "saw it fitting with it being June." The original poster's (OP) wife's father recently died, and he was "infamously homophobic" and had even disowned his son for being gay.According to a 2021 Gallup poll, 5.6 percent of adults in the United States identify as LGBT.
In addition, 54.6 percent of those individuals identify as bisexual, 24.5 percent identify as gay, 11.7 percent identify as lesbian, and 11.3 percent identify as transgender.
About 3.3 percent added in their own term as well.The OP and his wife have been together for 24 years, and they started to date when they were 19 and 20, marrying at 25 and 26.
The couple is now 43 and 44, and they have three children ranging in ages from 10 to 16. "Their lives are about to be torn apart thanks to a divorce," the OP explained."I gave her my entire youth," he continued. "While my friends were out partying with other women and experiencing their early 20s, I was in with my girlfriend.