My wife came out last year and a divorce was finalized two months ago. We had both been married before, and our blended family includes five grown children — all in their 20s.
My wife says she doesn’t want to tell any of the kids because the reason for the divorce is “none of their business.” She doesn’t want me to tell anyone either since it might get back to the kids somehow. Continue reading 4 of the 5 grown kids don’t know Mom is gay. →
I am a 20 year old college student and my dad just came out to me. My parents are still married and don’t plan on divorcing. My dad wants to continue his relationship with his boyfriend while staying with my mother. He sees no problem with splitting his life in two.
I feel like my father is cheating everyone and being selfish. Continue reading Gay dad wants both wife and boyfriend. →
I am 27 and I have tried to explain to my mom why sometimes my life is difficult because she is a lesbian. I can’t make her see my point of view at all. She said, “You know, I honestly can’t think of a time in my entire life where my own parents’ sexuality could possibly have arisen as a topic of conversation!”
What would you have said to that? Sometimes I just get a little too close to see it all clearly. Continue reading A lesbian mother doesn’t want to talk about it. →
I came out when my daughter was in high school. She has terminated all contact with me since that time. It has now been ten years since we have had any real substantive conversation. Do you suppose that she will ever come to terms with this issue and move on in her life?
— Gay Dad with Lingering Pain Continue reading Gay father seeks to end decade of silence with his daughter. →