Info For Teens
Ask the Experts
So. . .I’m 15 years old. I’m in 10th grade I go to a public High School. I Have always been that girl who has the boyfriend everyone wants and I cheered and now I play Rugby. I have been dating this guy for almost a year and a half. And I think I’m lesbian. I have strong feelings for this guy, but being with a girl for me tops being with a guy. How do I tell him this? How would I tell my mom? Please I need Advice.
Telling people you’re gay (coming out) is a very personal decision. While it can strengthen and deepen relationships and improve self-esteem, it can be a very scary thing. In some situations, it can even be risky. Only you can decide if and when to come out, to whom, and how to do it.
The best way to decide whether to talk with your boyfriend and mom is to ask yourself these questions:
Exploring these questions may help you be clear about your sexuality in your own mind before coming out to your boyfriend and mom.