Romance and Sex
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.
This is Mary's story about how she coped with the backlash from coming out to conservative parents.
This is Megan's story of confronting and managing her monophobia, or fear of being alone.
This is Sara's story of finding the support she needed to cope with social anxiety and depression.
This is Amilia's story about her brother who faced rejection after coming out to his parents but resolved to still live a happy, productive life.
Here is the story of a young man who learned to embrace his own sexuality and find comfort in his own sense of self-worth.
This is the story of a young man who, through self-education and faith, found the courage to accept his sexuality.
This is a young woman's story of how she faced an unplanned pregnancy and the lessons she learned about sexual health.
Here’s Sierra’s story about sharing difficult news with her parents.
Here’s Alex’s story about being a transgender teen.