My son says he is gay
It started the day my son, Ben, had a hickey on his neck. Having a fairly close relationship with Ben, I asked him about it. First of all, like most year-olds, he denied it was a hickey. I quickly grounded him in reality, stating that I most certainly knew what a hickey looked like. He was flustered but also pleased to be sporting this huge purple blotch on his neck.
When a Loved One Says, ‘I’m Gay’: The Stages of Grief
When I Learned My Son Was Gay
Focus on the Family has received thousands of letters, emails and telephone calls from parents who discover that their son or daughter identifies as gay or lesbian and is pursuing same-sex relationships. Grief—often profound and turbulent—is a common emotional response for many parents. Suddenly life seems totally out of control. Judy vividly recalls the day when she found out about her oldest son's homosexual involvement. As a young adult, Darryl had moved from the family home in Texas to California.
This is how I really reacted when my son told me he was gay
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Gay and Lesbian Well-Being. Or -- like most parents --some combination of these feelings.
Pages: 1 2 3 All. Jean and Bill sought a psychological consult regarding their youngest son, Lucas, a senior in high school. Bill asked his son what he was looking at and, without much struggle, Lucas showed him a male porn site.