Im having a hard time dealing with my son being gay
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When a Loved One Says, ‘I’m Gay’: The Stages of Grief
When a Loved One Says, ‘I’m Gay’: The Stages of Grief | Focus on the Family
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. Darryl shared some exciting news: "I found someone that I care deeply about, and I'm in a relationship that is completely fulfilling.
I cannot deal with fact my son 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.
I am finding it very difficult. How do I come to terms with this news? How do you come to terms with the news your son is gay? You just do. Either that or you risk losing contact with him completely.