Personal Narrative Essay: My First Crush On A Girl

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Since I was very young, I had a feeling I was different. I remember my having my first crush on a girl, it was in 5th grade and it was one of my friend's. I remember feeling different towards her than I did towards my other friend's. All of my friends thought boys were cute, and I just did not see what the hype was all about. I always thought about females, and how amazing I thought they were. I was attracted to girls, it felt natural to me. Even though I knew how I felt, I also knew that it was not accepted. However, I found the courage to come out. I was scared to come out in 8th grade because I didn’t know what anyone would say. I had read about my feelings online and realized that even though no one around me had admitted to being gay, I knew I felt it. So, when I came out to my best friends and they told me it was just a phase, and I wanted…show more content…
I was a lot more open when it happened. I finally started telling people, without caring how they would react. However, there was one person I was scared to come out to, my grandpa on my dads side. It took my almost 3 years after I told everyone else, to tell him. And the way it happened, was extremely unexpected. My grandmother, and I got in a huge fight. She was screaming at me, I was screaming at her. My grandpa was in the middle of it. And the next thing I know, I’m screaming at her for how she treated me when I came out. About how I was an embarrassment, and I can’t embarrass her by her friends finding out. Then she went inside the house, because we were on the porch. I finally said to my grandpa, “she was always so mean and horrible to me after I came out and that she told me that I couldn’t tell you I was gay. That if i did, you would disown me.” He looked at me with love in his eyes and said, “Alex, I will love you no matter what. I don’t care if you like boys or if you like girls.” And that, was the best day of my

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