Well, based on my research and clinical experience with parents just like you, here are some steps you can take that you will likely find helpful:. Straight Parents Gay Children: One small study of 50 LGBT youth and advocates found LGBT high-schoolers are sometimes punished for kissing or holding hands in hallways, while straight teens are not. I love him dearly but my heart breaks for the health issues he is facing, the negative reactions from many people he will face his entire life, and the idea of no natural grandchildren is sad. Is a child born with multiple personality disorder? But please listen to my point of view, dear americain cousins.
I am a Christian.
I have wondered if he is too young — he is not quite 15 now — and yet I was 16 when I first jumped onto my speed bike and rode to picket in support of the first free-standing abortion clinic in my hometown. Leave space for it to sink in without having to react immediately. I pause for effect, and then I ask, "What's wrong with you? The newly created Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, an oversight entity within the Department of Health and Human Services, could lead to denial of health care services for L.
Some find churches that are more tolerant, others find clergy within their churches who are accepting and can provide support.