How to approach a son if he is gay
With gay marriage making headlines around the world, parents are looking for helpful ways to identify with children, friends, and family members who identify as homosexual or same-sex attracted. When Rachel's year-old son Jordan initially came out to her last year, she was shocked. Instead of avoiding the conversation, however, Rachel and her husband chose to turn to Scripture, church counselors, conversation, and prayer. When Jordan called a family meeting one night, I honestly had no idea what he was going to say. It had never occurred to me that he might be attracted to other men.
Responding to Adult Child Who Says He's Gay
So you think your son is gay? Don't ask. Let him tell you - The Globe and Mail
Can you help us figure out how to respond to our grown son who has just informed us that he's a homosexual? This announcement has turned our world upside down. Tears, depression, frustration, anger — they're all part of the kaleidoscope of emotions that I go through during the course of a day. We want our son to know that we still care about him and love him deeply. At the same time, we're convinced that homosexuality is inconsistent with God's design for human sexuality.
So you think your son is gay? Don't ask. Let him tell you
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. But I'm not sure what to do. Should I be doing anything? Should I ask him? The world today is a far more welcoming place for gay teens than it was a couple of generations - or even a couple of decades - ago.
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