I was the first one he told. It took him a while to find the words, but when he did, they were to me.
“Jillian, I’m gay.”
Three little words, so basic, so simple, but they made his voice shake when he said them. Because saying them made it real.
I’ll admit I was surprised. I had only known him as straight. He’d dated one of my friends and I had often assumed they’d get married. Him and Her.
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