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Young Love with John and Raphael in You'll be in my Heart

by Ben RS 2 months ago in Relationships
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Timid, anxiety-prone, nonconfrontational Raphael is outed as trans male to his new high school and it does not go well. His boyfriend John is there to comfort him.

The top of a bouquet of roses ranging from red to yellow with the name of the story on top;

Raphael's Poi nt of View

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I didn’t know how they found out, but someone did now the whole school knows that I’m trans and everyone hates me for it! I didn’t know what period it was I couldn't pay attention I just felt the judgmental stares of my classmates. I could have looked at the clock and figured it out from that, but I didn’t care I’d just skip the next class or the rest of the day or year it didn’t matter I need to get away. I went to my spot, it was under the staircase on a corner of the school, I couldn’t leave the building. Unfortunately, they didn’t allow students to leave the school without a parent. So, I went under the stairs. I curled up as small as I could, as I tried to keep my crying as quiet as possible.

At some point, I heard John call my name in that gentle voice he only uses with me when I’m upset. I looked up at him my tears made him blurry. He came over and pulled me onto his lap wrapping his strong arms around me. I curled up tightly against him crying into his chest. This made him hold me closer gently rubbing my back and giving me small kisses on the top of my head. He knew what to do to make me feel safe, if only I could pretend that there was no world outside of his arms… then he started singing quietly so we wouldn’t be found. I knew the song instantly.

“Come stop your crying

It will be alright

Just take my hand

Hold it tight

I will protect you

From all around you

I will be here

Don't you cry”


It started to get easier to forget about everything that wasn’t John, and I felt my crying slow as I listened to his heartbeat and song.


“For one so small,

You seem so strong

My arms will hold you,

Keep you safe and warm”


His arms really did do that.


“This bond between us

Can't be broken

I will be here

Don't you cry

'Cause you'll be in my heart

Yes, you'll be in my heart

From this day on

Now and forever more

You'll be in my heart

No matter what they say

You'll be here in my heart always”


I think I stopped crying and I wiped away my tears with my sleeve and looked up at my boyfriend. He had his genuine smile on, not the big one he likes to wear.


"Why can't they understand the way we feel?

They just don't trust what they can't explain

I know we're different but deep inside us

We're not that different at all”


A wave of sadness came across me, we're not different but people think I am for being trans and gay.


“And you'll be in my heart

Yes, you'll be in my heart

From this day on

Now and forever more

Don't listen to them

'Cause what do they know (what do they know)?

We need each other

To have, to hold.

They'll see in time

I know”


I tried to force a smile, just for him, I doubted that people would ever change.


“When destiny calls you

You must be strong (you gotta be strong)

I may not be with you

But you've got to hold on

They'll see in time

I know

We'll show them together"




'Cause you'll be in my heart

Believe me, you'll be in my heart

I'll be there from this day on,

Now and forever more

Oh, you'll be in my heart (you'll be here in my heart)

No matter what they say (I'll be with you)

You'll be here in my heart (I'll be there) always


I'll be with you

I'll be there for you always

Always and always

Just look over your shoulder

Just look over your shoulder

Just look over your shoulder

I'll be there always.”


We’ll get through this together. Just like when I came out in our last school. I wanted to kiss him, but I didn’t want him to feel it was forced onto him, so I brought my face close to his and let him fill the gap. The same way I always do.



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Raphael and John are based on Mirio and Tamaki from My Hero Academia


About the author

Ben RS

I have poems and series and one shots. I keep a google doc with organized summaries and listings of each story and all of the parts that I've posted.

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