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Straight Parents, Gay Children

Keeping Families Together

by Robert A. Bernstein

  • 242 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advice on parenting,
  • Sociology,
  • Lesbians,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Gay men,
  • Social Science,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Parents of gays,
  • Parenting - Child Rearing,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Child Care,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Family relationships,
  • Homosexuality

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBetty DeGeneres (Foreword), Robert MacNeil (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8615245M
    ISBN 101560254521
    ISBN 109781560254522
    OCLC/WorldCa51818517

      Each book presents the meaning and causes of SSA and the process of transformation. Gay Children, Straight Parents is a plan for family healing, teaching everyone how .   I would think gay couples would be far more likely to foster and adopt gay children in the first place, so it would make sense for a disproportionate number of adults of gay parents to identify as.

      He uses the example of deaf children and cochlear implants to illustrate how the line between what should be fixed and what shouldn't is often far from clear. Category News & Politics.   The children of gay parents aren’t “hypothetical”: They’re real and they’re ok. had a gay-straight alliance I just—it was amazing, to know that there are other kids my age—to Author: Emily Anne Epstein.

    In this random sampling, gay parents made up only % of the United States population. 2 In addition, the study showed that children raised by gay parents were much more likely to be open to same-sex relationships than those raised by straight parents. To Christian Parents of Gay Children. Febru | God completely shifted my understanding and revealed to me the many people who had a great childhood and are still gay. He also reminded me of the many straight people who had traumatic childhoods, yet remained straight. Your expectations may lay shattered at your feet.


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Richard’s compassionate approach relieves the stigma and shame often associated with a loved-one’s homosexual struggle.”Janelle M. Hallman, Ph.D. “Words cannot express the gratitude that we feel in our hearts for the incredible enlightenment that we have received from Gay Children, Straight Parents.

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You will find a powerful and effective stage plan to create more loving and intimate relationships within. Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together: Bernstein, father of a lesbian daughter, writes of parents’ pain and confusion when they learn their children are gay.

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When I interviewed straight parents for When Your Child Is Gay, they used words such as fear, shock, helplessness, stress, and extreme sadness to describe their experiences with denial.

Some even. Learn how to help your child cope with the challenges of being raised by gay parents. Find out everything you need to know about parenting. Just as children with heterosexual parents read books that mirror their families without making the parents' relationship the focus of the book, children of same-sex parents benefit from reading.

Gay Children, Straight Parents is authored by sexual orientation therapist Richard Cohen, who lived a homosexual life and then came out straight. Today he has been married to his beautiful wife for 38 years and has three adult children.

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Bernstein describes his experiences as the father of a lesbian and as an activist with Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (P-FLAG), articulately recounting his own and other parents' move toward celebrating difference and speaking out against injustice.

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[Robert Bernstein] -- This is a personal account by a father who came to terms with his daughter's homosexuality and discovered that his life was not diminished, as he had originally thought, but enriched by it. Straight Parents Answer Questions That Gay Parents Get Asked (Feat. Weird Questions Gay Couples Get - Duration: Parents React to Children's Book With Gay Marriage.

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Richard A. Cohen, M.A. (born ) is a psychotherapist, educator, and author of five books including his latest release, Healing Heterosexuality: Time, Touch and is the director of Positive Approaches to Healthy Sexuality (PATH, founded in ), and the past director of the International Healing Foundation.

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