What's Wrong With Michael Sam Coming Out?

I'll be the first to admit that coming out is not an easy decision. Whether you're living in Smallville, USA or riding the high of being the first openly gay NFL Player like Michael Sam, there are risks and perks to coming out. Some anticipated, others that sneak up and slap in you in the face when least ...

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5 Tips For Getting Over Your First (Gay) Breakup

There's nothing like the first time. First kiss, first intertwining of hands and of course first sex (even if it is a little painful and scary). And, let's not forget the first time you can say, "He's my boyfriend" or "She's my wife!" It's all good...until it's ...

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The Realities Of Being Your Own Boss

I’m one of the 8.6% of employed Americans who is able to work in my underwear while doing my laundry, watering my plants, and running my kids back and forth to school. That's right, I'm a solopreneur, or an entrepreneur who works alone. I don’t have to answer to anyone but my clients, though ...

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Dear Mom: Thanks. Love, Your Gay Son

Dear Moms of LGBT Children: It's almost your day. That one-day a year that we celebrate you and all that you have done for us. In spite of your good, your bad and your ugly, you still gave birth to us and you deserve all of the flowers and chocolate that you will receive. Ok, we also couldn't have ...

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Be Straight With Yourself: You’re Gay (Or At Least Bi-sexual)

By no means am I the pot calling the kettle black. After all, I was once one of those not-gay-straight-guys who enjoyed having not-gay sex with other not-gay-straight-guys (as well as just gay guys). I know, you might have to re-read that a couple of times, so I'll just wait for that to sink in. Oh forget ...

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Articles by Rick Clemons
Life Coach: Michael Sam's Coming Out

What's Wrong With Michael Sam Coming Out?

He took one brave step to be himself. But is it paying off or hurting him?

Breakup: Getting Over Your First Gay Breakup

5 Tips For Getting Over Your First (Gay) Breakup

Authentically you, to suddenly single: Welcome to the other side of the closet door.

Life Coach: What It Is Like Running Your Own Business

The Realities Of Being Your Own Boss

Over 17 million Americans are creating jobs and wealth being their own bosses. But are they lonely?

Gay Kids: A Letter To Mothers Of Gay Kids

Dear Mom: Thanks. Love, Your Gay Son

Here's to the women who raised us to be the unique (and fabulous) people that we are.

Gay Sex: Having Gay Affairs As A Straight Man

Be Straight With Yourself: You’re Gay (Or At Least Bi-sexual)

Find happiness by embracing your true self.

Rick Clemons

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Blended Family Issues, Career, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Forgiveness, HIV/AIDS, Holistic Coach, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Life Management, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Stress Management