Specifically, those who weren't as “popular” as others.While the possibility of being “unpopular” in high school typically poses one of the biggest fears adolescents face en route to adulthood – in my opinion, it's probably for the best.Meeting Other Queer Teens in High School Meeting Other Queer Teens Outside of High School Taking Your Friendship to the Next Level Community Q&A Dating in high school is hard for everyone, but the stakes are even higher when you identify as a queer teen.You know you want to enter into a romantic relationship, but you’re not sure where to start.Figuring out your romantic options may be challenging when almost everyone you know is straight identifying, but it’s not impossible, and if you continue to put yourself out there, eventually you will find a person to share your soul with.Tons of people still think that you need to have at least one major relationship in high school or else something’s wrong with you.
I’m not here to rag on how everyone’s immature and you’re all still “kids” anyway because if I’m being honest, no one really gets that much more mature after graduation, so sorry to disappoint there.
By all means, dating in high school is entirely your choice – if you want to do it, do it.
There are definitely some perks and benefits, like learning how to be in a relationship in the first place and the fact that hooking up feels nice, but the drawbacks are definitely still a looming threat.
A few months into my freshman year, I jumped right into a relationship.
However, I didn’t know the guy well and soon found out that my infatuation was short-lived.