Lifestories

Why I'm Afraid to Take Off My Shirt
Why I’m Afraid to Take Off My Shirt
Somewhere around seventh grade, I told my family I hated swimming. The real reason was just too silly and shameful. I hated having to take off my shirt.
How I Failed My Gay Brother: The Booty Call
How I Failed My Gay Brother: The Booty Call
I had just intercepted a "booty call" meant for my brother! There was absolutely no doubt now that Brad was having sex with other guys. What to do?
My Man-Date With a Leader
My Man-Date With A Great Leader
This guy, this leader didn't care about my past, because he saw my potential to become a better Christian, a godly man.
How I Failed My Gay Brother
How I Failed My Gay Brother
I pretended everything was normal with my gay brother and acted like I didn't notice his sexuality. I didn't want to deal with any trouble.
A Great Friendship Turns Into the Dating Game
A Great Friendship Turns Into the Dating Game
I had never really liked a girl like this. I had attempted dating girls before...but this time, I was seriously head over heels for this girl.
When I'm Not Really Okay
When I’m Not Really Okay
I refuse to tell people when they've hurt me. I lie to people about being okay when I'm not. I live the exact opposite of what I preach.
Learning to Worship God, not Guys
Learning to Worship God, Not Guys
I got more involved in a small group as others would worship God. There was an amazing sense of community. I knew I was not alone in my Christian life!
Redefining My Best Friend
Redefining My Best Friend
I was the problem in this friendship. I refused to let him be anything less than my absolute closest friend. And I said I was sorry.
Who's in Your Deep Dark Secret Club?
Who’s in Your Deep Dark Secret Club?
Back when I was blogging anonymously about same-sex attraction and other struggles, I coined my own term: my Deep Dark Secret Club. They knew everything.
Brokenness
Casualty of Brokenness
I don't remember thinking of myself as gay. There was always something wrong with me, and I was beginning to see it.
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