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Brody Levesque is currently offline  Brody Levesque   United States

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Over 270,000 people have seen a young gay dad's coming out story on YouTube, and now his wife and children have appeared in a video with him, showing how their lives have moved on.  25-year-old Ben Hobson told his tale on camera a few months ago, with the South Dakota dad describing it as a "crazy, messed up, loving, hurtful, redemptive, free story."Shortly after his mother died, Ben married Keeley and they had two children. He says his should've been a "perfect family," but he knew something was wrong.He developed a drinking problem "because it numbed my feelings," and he tearfully describes realising later "those feelings were GAY feelings."He tells his story below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R 4PV4Vyluc8

The video's been getting a lot of attention in recent days, prompting Ben to do a follow-up, letting us know how they've been getting along, and introducing us to his wife Keeley."We're still feeling a lot of emotions right now," realises Ben. "There's a lot of emotion and love still there."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=H i_HxJzd0o0

[Updated on: Thu, 29 May 2014 20:44]

Re: WATCH: Married with kids, Ben knew he had to come out  [message #68503 is a reply to message #68501] Fri, 30 May 2014 22:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
The Gay Deceiver is currently offline  The Gay Deceiver   

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Brody, I think it's fair to say that the first link in your post, his coming out vidéo, is a good place to start; but, once having viewed it everyone should then go Ben Hobson's YouTube Channel, and experience his story, vidéo-by-vidéo, as he has lived his life, day-by-day, for the past year or more.

This will likely benefit the youngsters visiting here experiencing many of the same issues Ben has faced more I'm supposing; and, help broaden the understanding of our older Membership, especially those like myself who had no real hardships coming out and have been out all of their lives as I have been.

Warren C. E. Austin
The Gay Deceiver
Toronto, Canada

[Updated on: Sat, 31 May 2014 04:17]

Re: WATCH: Married with kids, Ben knew he had to come out  [message #68647 is a reply to message #68501] Fri, 10 October 2014 20:44 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Marius is currently offline  Marius   United States

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The young man, Ben Hobson has deleted his coming out video as well as most of the videos on his Youtube account,  He said that he was never really gay -  just was just confused by a "bromance" he had last year.  Either that or he's gone back in the closet, I guess.

Queerty article:  http://www.queerty.com/is-hot-gay-dad-ben-hobson-no-longer-g ay-20141009
Re: WATCH: Married with kids, Ben knew he had to come out  [message #68648 is a reply to message #68647] Sat, 11 October 2014 04:06 Go to previous message
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We do what we have to do in order to save a relationship.

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