Our Sponsors Log in Register. But we were reluctant to force him out of his closet. To make him strong in his opinions and choices, even when they wouldn't be yours. They might want to hug, they might not. Our Mission.
He is not out, although I don't know this secre How do you deal with your son gay he might be to any close friends. Now, I am comfortable telling you this story now because it was ages ago, she has come a long way since then, and also there's a zero percent chance she's ever going to read this because it's on the computer.
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Hugging someone of the same sex does not indicate your child is gay. The shame he must have felt! Sensitivity is of the utmost concern; a gentle display of affection, reinforcing her femininity, is appropriate. Masticina Akicta Lv 7. Imagine their internal struggle when these confusing feelings arose.
Things you should never say to your gay mates. He wants to know you! Many parents feel that keeping such personal information secret is necessary to maintain their parental controls, but I would argue that sharing such intimate details of your life with your son helps him to realize that you too are a real person, not just a bigger-than-life parental authority.
Safety and Prevention. Your son wants to know your story. Maybe you're not immediately thrilled with this news.