5 Tips for Dating a Girl Who Is Only Sort Of Out to Her Family and Friendsby Chiara Atik on June 11, 2012
Just because someone is out to themselves and their romantic partners, doesn’t mean they’re also out to their family and friends. There are a myriad of reasons a person might choose to keep their sexual preference hidden — or at least, not openly discussed — with major players in their lives. Of course, if you happen to be dating someone who’s only sort of out, things can get a little tricky. How do you deal with Facebook settings, nights out together, and, worst of all, weekends with the parents, when one person isn’t comfortable being open with their sexuality?
It’s not easy! But as long as you are patient and don’t take it too personally, it can be done. Here’s a great post, written by a sort-of-in-the-closet lesbian, about how to date to someone who isn’t completely out.