In this life we are answerable to only ourselves. live your life for you. do what makes you happy. in many years to come you will know you made the right decision. its hard when you think how family may react but even if they react badly you are still family they will understand in time.
Remember, there is nowhere in the bible where it says homosexuality is wrong..only interpretations people put on it. you go mitch. i really do wish you all the best, i have been there myself you will get through it a stronger and better person..honest. wanna chat then get in touch… dave keeton