Dear Sambag: Coming Out Made Me Uncomfortable Around Friends
I thought coming out would strengthen my friendships, but instead it’s made me more self conscious and cautious of how I act around them.
Before I came out, I didn’t worry about them thinking I was attracted to them, hitting on them, or checking them out.
Now that I’m out, I worry about making too much eye contact, worry about accidentally flirting, etc.
A couple of them have told me straight up that I’ve been acting weird.
It’s like I woke up one day and forgot how to walk. Is this normal?
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