A MAPs Journey Podcast
SEASON 1 | EPISODE 2
PUBLISHED | OCTOBER 19 2019
Elliott's Experience Coming Out As a Minor Attracted Person
In this episode, our host Elliott, a Minor Attracted Person, shares his personal story of coming out. Elliott discusses the challenges he faced in understanding his attraction to minors and the fear and uncertainty that came with realizing it.
Elliott opens up about the different reactions they received from family and friends. Including his mother who offered unconditional support. His brother who initially wanted to help but eventually cut ties with Elliott, and his father who struggled to understand what being a MAP meant.
Joining Elliott on this episode is co-host Todd Nickerson, who has been openly out as a MAP for many years. The two hosts engage in a candid and thought-provoking discussion about the complexities of coming out as a MAP, the stigma and misconceptions that surround this attraction, and the importance of self-acceptance and support for those in the MAP community.
Through this conversation, listeners will gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a Minor Attracted Person and the difficulties that come with coming out. This is an episode that will challenge your beliefs, broaden your perspective, and leave you with a sense of empathy and compassion for those in the MAP community.