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ReachOut Stories are written by young people for young people. If you want to share your own story, we encourage you to do so in the ReachOut Forums.

My story about being gay

A story about self acceptance about being gay and the value of reaching out for support.

My story of being a pregnant teen

A young woman's story about teenage pregnancy.

My story of being a gay teen father

This is Dayton-Kyle's story of becoming a father while coming to terms with his sexuality.

My story of my first heartbreak

Tommy's story about falling in love at a young age and the heartbreak of not having that love returned.

Dealing with pregnancy after a one-night stand

This is the story of a young woman who learned the risks of one-night stands.

Recovering from a bad breakup

This is the story of a young man who found help from others to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.

I never thought it would happen to me

This is the story of how a young woman found freedom from a controlling and abusive relationship.

The road to becoming me

Here’s Sidney’s story of how she stood up for her sexual identity after facing resistance from her family.

Just one last time

This is the story of a young woman who turned her life around from an addiction to drugs and alcohol.

Overcoming depression by finding love

Here's Mike's story on finding love and conquering his depression.

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