Coming out of the closet is often a challenging experience. When individuals choose to publicly disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity, they often face public scrutiny and the possibility of disapproval from family and friends. This is why many people opt to keep their true selves hidden until they feel prepared. It is important to note that coming out is a process rather than a single event, with individuals navigating their own unique journey.
Maxwell Mwamburi has discussed the difficulties he faced while coming out, which included the need to hide his true name due to the fear of facing judgment and discrimination.
During a recent interview, Maxwell Mwamburi discussed his initial experience of openly sharing his sexual orientation and the reasons behind his decision to no longer conceal it. He emphasized that this was a challenging journey and not a decision made lightly.
I’ve been like this since childhood… It’s something I struggled with for quite some time. It was about time I came out of the closet and just do me and live life my own way,”
Although coming out can bring a sense of liberation and the benefits of living authentically, Maxwell Mwamburi had a challenging experience when he attempted to do so on social media, which did not unfold as expected.
There’s a point I came out on my Instagram stories but the insults were too much so I just went back to the closet. I pretended, but now I came back as fully gay,”
I know my dad has already been told but I don’t care because he has already lived his life, but maybe with time he will come to terms with it,”
Now that Maxwell Mwamburi has come out, he is prepared to embrace a public life where he can live authentically.
Reflecting on his past, he acknowledges the detrimental consequences of maintaining a deceptive relationship with a woman solely to please and conform to societal norms for the sake of his family and friends.