Losing the Greatest Community of My Life
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Losing the Greatest Community of My Life

Two years ago, I moved away from an incredibly close community of guys. I first met these guys during my first year of Bible college. We all lived in the same dorm, and we grew incredibly close. I disclosed my attraction to the same sex to all of them just a month or two into […]

My Complicated Relationship with Nudity
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My Complicated Relationship with Nudity

My only friend in elementary school had a neighborhood friend named Jeffrey. As he and I sat at the table talking about who knows what, he piped up with a story. “One time,” he said, “the three of us were playing truth or dare. We dared Jeffrey’s little brother to strip naked and run around […]

We All Have a Story to Tell
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We All Have a Story to Tell

There are a few parts of my life and story that you should know because they will likely be referenced in future posts: traveling and experiencing culture are two of my passions. I’ve visited several countries and forty states. There’s something that draws me to new places and people. Being a wanderer, I am not […]

Overcoming My Fear of Coming Out
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Overcoming My Fear of Coming Out

Last summer, I went on a missions trip. Before we left the country, my team had a week of training in the U.S. A couple days after I’d met my team and orientation had started, it was time for us to share our testimonies with each other. I knew I had to say it. The one […]

My Life is a Story Worth Telling
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My Life is a Story Worth Telling

Hi, everyone. You can call me Will. YOB started quite some time ago — and now it’s time for me to get started, too. Praise God! We are here, able to share our stories and what the Father has done for us. I’ve struggled a lot with believing I have much of a story to tell. I […]

Same-Sex Attraction and the “Real Me”
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Same-Sex Attraction and the “Real Me”

Who am I, really? This seems like an appropriate question to ask since you haven’t met me yet. Who is Jeffery P. Owl? Two things are immediately obvious: (1) I am not the most prolific blogger on this website, and (2) I struggle with same-sex attraction. The second one is evident simply because I am on […]

I’m a Christian Sex Addict
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I’m a Christian Sex Addict

I am a sex addict. —Whoa there, cowboy. No niceties or other types of pleasant information to associate with you? Na, not really. Sure, I’m not only a sex addict and it’s definitely not the most important part of my life, but my addiction has had the biggest effect on my life. That in itself […]

Discovering Homosexuality
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Discovering Homosexuality

Hi everyone! I’ve been lurking in the shadows for a while trying to think of something that would be “first YOB post” worthy. You can call me C. Marque. For a quick intro, I’ll mention a couple of interesting facts about my life. I live in the flat cornfield lands of the Midwest. My family has […]

Where Do I Belong?
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Where Do I Belong?

Hello readers! This is my first post on YOB and I hope all of you enjoy it. My name is John, and I want to belong. But wait. Doesn’t everyone? It seems that with the rise of social media “news groups” (i.e. BuzzFeed), there is a repetitive theme of aiming to relate to all people […]

How Do I Get to Heaven?
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How Do I Get to Heaven?

In some way, I’ve always known that I was different. When I was 18, I finally figured out why. But I’m getting ahead of myself. We’ll get to that down the road. Hi, I’m Sam, and it’s lovely to meet you! I’m a Myers-Briggs ESFJ which means I REALLY love to talk to and be around […]