Well, I think I will probably take the plunge and invite them to read here and post if they wish to. I have no idea how it will go.
There's a part of me that is really scared. That wishes all this would just go away. Life would be so much easier. But it won't. My feelings are what they are and I can't see ... giving up on this, turning my back on the possibility of something I've wanted for a good portion of my life. A love I've known (in my heart if not my head) was there is finally being revealed to me. I know I would regret "not trying" for the rest of my days. So I must try.