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The Ins And Outs Of Gay Parenting


The Ins And Outs Of Gay Parenting
A gay parent's perspective on talking with your children.

If you have come to the realization that you’re gay and you’ve got kids, I’m sure you are stressed and worried about the impact it could have on your kids AND you are probably wondering what your experience will be like as a gay parent. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to talk about specific age groups and what the experiences can be like for both you and your kids.

(0-4) If your child is very young their major concern is feeling safe and cared for. It’s important to maintain a sense of calm and stability around young kids. Reassure them that your love and commitment to them will never change. They won’t need much in the way of explanation. Giving only as much information as is needed should be your best bet.

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* Denise's children were 5 and 7 years old when she came out. They are now 21 and 23 and are terrific.

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