Coming Out To Your Girlfriend (short story)
Skye stood, pacing the lounge room of her shared two bedroom apartment. It was currently 5:13 PM, around ten minutes after her girlfriend of 3 months, best friend of 3 years, Vanessa, normally comes home from work. She was late coming home today. Skye began to run her fingers through her short, blonde hair and bite her fingernails idly. Her heart was pounding, and doubtful thoughts were racing through her head.
Normally, Skye isn't this anxious. However, that night she wasn't anxious without reason. Earlier that day, she'd finally decided that she would gain some courage for once and talk about things after her girlfriend arrives home. About Skye being a transgender woman.
With Skye being the ball of anxiety she is, it's been hard for her to talk about this ever since before she transferred to the same high school as Vanessa in grade 8, after the way everyone reacted at her old school. But with them finally being in a relationship after so long, not trusting her