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The Gay Teen's Fear of Rejection

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Do you agree or disagree that a teen's fear of rejection is the primary obstacle faced by gay teens?

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I agree that fear of rejection is the primary obstacle faced by gay teens.

In simple words, the fear of rejection is when trying to be friend a potential partner. In case of gay and lesbian teens, fear of rejection is from the peers, family and teachers.

Gay Youth often fear reaching out for help at all levels, for fear of rejection. Many gay and lesbian youth experience painful rejection and loss of heterosexual friendships. Fear of being "outed" by others to family and friends has a huge impact on risk of depression and suicidal ideation. Stemming from rejection or fear of rejection by peers and family, social withdrawal, ...

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