My Child Is Gay: A Parent’s Guide To Coping With The Big Announcement

9 Mar

Imagine that your son or daughter comes home to you one day and says that they have something to talk to you about. They seem more nervous than you have ever seen them before; flustered and stammering, it is obvious that something has them in agony. Concerned, you patiently try to reassure them that no matter what their news is, you’ll understand. Then, after what feels like an eternity, they finally drop the bomb: “Mom, Dad, I’m gay!”

 

For most parents, this moment can feel like a nightmare. Since every family and every coming out experience is different, there really isn’t a right or wrong way to handle this situation when it happens. Although this moment has the potential to become a disaster of monumental proportions, tragedy can be avoided if both parents and their gay children will follow a few simple tips. First of all, don’t panic!

 

 

My Child Is Gay: A Parent’s Guide To Coping With The Big Announcement.

via My Child Is Gay: A Parent’s Guide To Coping With The Big Announcement.

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