Adolescents that do not successfully navigate this phase may keep an internalized stigmatizing view of homosexuality, experience self hatred and despair, and prevent homosexual activity. Other people may express their homosexuality within an exaggerated and stereotyped way. Most frequently, they simplypass as heterosexual, concealing their orientation that is sexual and from heterosexual family members, buddies, and peers to avoid stigmatization.Passing, orstaying within the wardrobe, leads to segregating their social globes into peers who will be heterosexual and peers that are homosexual, in continuing fear, as well as in the constantly draining efforts of keeping privacy:careful, also torturous, control of information. 94
Preferably, acceptance and convenience with self recognition as homosexual are accomplished and homosexuality is accepted as being a real life-style. At this time, adolescents can form exact same intercourse intimate relationships, a widening circle of homosexual connections, and increasing need to disclose their homosexual identity to heterosexual relatives and buddies. When Bell and Weinberg 95 asked homosexual adults that they would not take the magic pill whether they would remain homosexual even if a magic pill would enable them to become heterosexual, 95% of the lesbians and 86% of the gay males responded.