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How do I as a straight man help my best friend?

Q: How do I as a straight man help my best friend & her family get through a terrible problem back when the son was 13? I sorry that I’m holding things back but I believe it’s up to the parent’s who should tell the story. His mother & father are too proud to seek […]

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I am enlightened by Chely’s book

Q: I am enlightened by Chely’s book Like Me, and yet I am overwhelmed with immense sadness by it. I am 46. I have never been with a man. I have been with one woman, but it felt so wrong. Yet, the longer I watch days of my life go by, the more I feel […]

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I have known that I was gay ever since…

Q: what do i do? I have known that I was gay ever since the 5th grade. I was grown up in a christian family and my mother and my siblings are openly against gay people. In fact she told my siblings and i that if we ever dated people of the same gender she’d […]

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My daughter came out to us in her senior year of college

Q: My daughter came out to us in her senior year of college. Crying and Crying I asked her if she was sick, or had cancer and when she finally could speak and said she was gay, both her father and I just said “Thank goodness”. Soon after she graduated she move to Berlin Germany. […]

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I’m scared to come out

Q: I’m scared to come out. I’ve struggled the last few years dealing with acceptance of myself, understanding, denial etc. You know how it is. But I’ve reached the point where I can’t keep it inside anymore; this secret is eating away at me and I’ve become so aggresive and short tempered with people. My […]

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My problem is that I’m just now struggling with my sexuality

Nov 30, 2011 Q: My problem is that I’m just now struggling with my sexuality. I’ve had one relationship in the past. It did happen to be with a woman but I don’t think it was a traditional “meet someone attraction” relationship. We were best friends that ended up becoming sexual. I really think we […]

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How do I begin to stop the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell type stalemate with my mother

Nov 30, 2011 Q:I came out to my mother nearly at 18 after she indirectly asked me if I was dating a college friend. I was and currently am dating this same girl now. My mother did not take the news of my sexuality well despite years of me being a tomboy. As a religious […]

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What’s wrong with me? Why am I not allowed to be happy?

Nov 30, 2011 Q: I have some problems with my mom. I am out to everyone in my family except my dads side of the family. They really hurt my brother and disowned him when he came out. My dad knows I’m gay but doesn’t know about my girlfriend. My mom uses that against me, […]

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I feel like I have lost her my best friend

Nov 30, 2011 Q:I recently discovered my feelings for woman and have always dated men. I recently met a great woman who I was not sure exactly what my feelings were for her. I knew she was my best friend but thought I was feeling more. A recent weekend away with other friends, (We all […]

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How do I get her to accept me for who I am?

Nov 30, 2011 Q: I am a lesbian who came out about 4 months ago but my mom completely disowned me and says I’ll burn in hell how do I get her to accept me for who I am? A: Dear Disowned, I am sorry to hear that your mother has been so traumatized by […]

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