I always assumed the years of hiding my truth from my dad didn't matter, that once I came out to him we'd have all the time in the world to reconcile our opposing viewpoints. Instead, closure was another thing we didn't get to share.
Wade: Recently, while speaking to some friends about my upbringing, one asked, "Why do you not talk about your relationship with your father more?" It was an observant and valid question. Why are fathers always the last ones we tend to love?