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18 LGBT People Share Unexpected Reactions To Being Outed
Telling someone else's secret is never okay. especially when the secret you spill is very personal and sensitive to that person's life. When it comes to coming out of the closet, it goes without saying that it should be done on that person's own time. Some people sure didn't get the memo about that. These 18 people open up about the time they were outed by someone else. Some of these scenarios are truly heartbreaking.

Supportive parents are the best parents.

I was outed by my gf's mom. She wanted to tell my mom to keep us away from each other. Jokes on her, my mom told her to mind her own business and let her daughter be who she was.  love my mom.

People can be so cruel.

I was outed at school and now all my friends refuse to talk to me. They tried to kick me off the soccer team, and they're harassing my boyfriend. I don't know what to do.

Having your trust betrayed is the worst feeling.

I was outed by a counselor even though we talked confidently.

Sometimes all a child wants from a parent is unconditional love.

My brother outed me to my uber Christian mom, now she wants to "fix" me. Newsflash: I'm not broken.

Sometimes the outcome is better than you'd even hoped for.

I was outed by my ex-girlfriend to my 8-year-old son. He said "It's okay daddy, I don't judge." Kids are awesome!

Relatives often meddle in other people's business.

I just got outed by my extended family because they found my Instagram. Im afraid my family is going to shame me and send me to straight camp.