Category Archives for Therapy Corner

I Know I Am Not Straight So What Am I?

June 15, 2011 Female (Age 18) Q: I’m terrified. I guess in a way, I’ve probably known for years that I was attracted to woman, but I’m really confused. I thought for awhile that I was bisexual and still feel like it could be a possibility because there was a guy I “liked” or at […]

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Afraid To Be Part Of The LGBT Community

June 15, 2011 Female (Age 24) Q: Over the past few years I’ve been slowly accepting my truth and in turn found the courage to tell my immediate family and close friends that I’m a lesbian. My parents are both pastors and I’ve willingly made God a large part of my life. The more open […]

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Parents Of Daughter’s Girlfriend Are Not Supportive.

June 15, 2011 Female Q: I have been a Chely Wright fan for years and I have actually met her here in the Netherlands when she came to perform for the troops. I was not surprised when she came out I support her 100% and bought her book Like Me my daughter who is 18 […]

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Stopped Cutting But Thoughts Are Still There

June 15, 2011 Female (Age 18) Q: I’m a lesbian, and I’m Christian. Though I’ve always supported gay rights, I recently came out and have been struggling a lot in making these 2 huge aspects of my life work together. I got to a very dark place and started engaging in self-injury; I was cutting […]

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Should I Have Told My Friend?

June 15, 2011 Female (Age 18) Q: I have come out in less than a year since I met Chely. But last night I told a friend how I felt before I met Chely. I told her that I wanted to kill myself. & now she’s acting very distant. Should I have not told her? […]

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How Do I Start Dating Again?

June 15, 2011 Female Q: About a year and a half ago I ended a relationship with a woman that I’d really thought was “the one”. Breaking up with her was the right thing for me to do, but I find that ever since then I just can’t bringmyself to even entertain the idea of […]

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Terrified Telling My Family Will Hurt Them

June 15, 2011 Female Q: I have been married for over 20 years to a man I met when I was 16 years old (we have been together for 26 years). I am overwhelmed. I have realized that I am and have been unhappy all along but could not put my finger on why. I […]

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When Is The “Right” Time To Tell My Children I Am Gay?

June 15, 2011 Female (Age 49) Q: I am a young widow of 3 years. I was married to a man, but I have known for a very long time the likelihood that I was gay, but I was trying to do what I thought was the “right” thing by society’s standards. Although I was […]

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Need To Learn To Accept Who I Am

June 15, 2011 Female Q: How does one learn to accept themselves? I’ve known I was gay all my life and I came out to my family at the age of 17. I have been in therapy for 5 years and suffer from depression, anxiety and severe anger issues and my health has gone out […]

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I Have To Drink Before Anything Happens

June 15, 2011 Female Q: I have issues with being comfortable sexually with anyone. Most times, I have to drink before anything happens and then I never feel free or comfortable. I also have overwhelming guilt and anxiety…cutting and persecutory thoughts are always present. How can I help myself? A: Dear Sexually Uncomfortable, It was very […]

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