On The Road To Coming Out

On the road to coming out my first year in college I met Christopher.  He was a friend of my best friend Nina and it was Nina that introduced us.  Introduced is probably a bit of a misnomer.  I had met Christopher briefly and seen him in group settings and he struck me as odd and a bit weird. I did not want to have much to do with Christopher. But, as happens, my ego got in the way.  Nina came to me and said, “Christopher’s a virgin.  He really likes you and wants to sleep with you.”  Well, whose ego could turn down that kind of proposal at 18 years old?  Soon after that Christopher and I had sex for the first time.

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