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Quarantining is hard - but there are some heartwarming stories to come out of it. One dad's openness and acceptance of his son's relationship has gone viral this week - and the story is adorable.

One dad shared his story on Reddit.

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And it's warmed the internet's hearts.

It concerned his son.

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Who had headed home during the quarantine.

He explained the backstory.

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Which was pretty heartwrenching.

Their story has been a rollercoaster.

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But dad and son are on great terms now.

And his pride is clear.

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We're not crying, you're crying.

The pair have been further apart recently.

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A natural progression in any parent and child relationship.

There's just one thing.

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The dad fears his son isn't been 100% honest.

So with the current unprecedented situation...

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Things have sort of come to a head.

The father's suspicions seem to be correct.

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And great news! He's totally cool with it.

He explains why he thinks this.

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And it's rather compelling.

Pretty hard to deny!

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What a cool dad.

But what was his best course of action?

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The dad was desperate to know!

Many responded to the post.

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Some shared their own personal experiences.

Many had been through similar things.

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And offered some really cute suggestions.

Many offered compliments to the dad.

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He truly is a great example.

But everyone was sure of one thing.

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Telling the son was paramount.

The dad came back with an update.

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We were all on tenterhooks!

He'd been overwhelmed with support.

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Hey, sometimes the internet isn't so bad!

He decided to broach the subject.

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After the advice given by all those Redditors.

Turns out, the dad was right.

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What an intuitive father!

The son was obviously relieved.

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It's always better to have things out in the open.

Although maybe he wasn't that intuitive ...

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This is pretty hilarious ...

The son explained the situation.

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It's such a shame not all parents are so supportive and understanding.

And although the ending was a little low-key ...

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It was a happy one - which, in this current climate, is more valuable than ever.

Oh, and, obviously the responses were perfect.

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*Sobs*

This dad is a hero.

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What an amazing example!

Some shared their stories.

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This is so pure.

People were so happy.

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It's so good to see some positivity!

This pretty much sums it up.

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Too cute for words.

We love a happy ending.

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