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How I do tell my parents im gay?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
9 doctors agree

In brief: A Helpful Guide...

... Is available.
It isublished by the gay, lesbian & straight education network (glsen): http://bit.Ly/142n2vh.

In brief: A Helpful Guide...

... Is available.
It isublished by the gay, lesbian & straight education network (glsen): http://bit.Ly/142n2vh.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Approuch: they know

If don't already know, usually means they've been out of touch with your inner self for years: doubt your parents are that clueless.
I'll presume ur male (used word 'gay'); not that it matters, but i've had a pt in late 20's ask for help with the same high anxiety situation. Talk with closest parent first (usually unconditional loving mom): 'i'm gay, mom, have known since ? Yrs old'. Courage, man.

In brief: Approuch: they know

If don't already know, usually means they've been out of touch with your inner self for years: doubt your parents are that clueless.
I'll presume ur male (used word 'gay'); not that it matters, but i've had a pt in late 20's ask for help with the same high anxiety situation. Talk with closest parent first (usually unconditional loving mom): 'i'm gay, mom, have known since ? Yrs old'. Courage, man.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Be honest

I guess there is no specific way to tell your parents about your sexual orientation besides just being honest with them.

In brief: Be honest

I guess there is no specific way to tell your parents about your sexual orientation besides just being honest with them.
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
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Dr. Edward Goldberg
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a therapist

If you think it will be difficult to discuss this with your parents, you should consider speaking first with a therapist who can help you based on your expectations and personal history/experience with your parents.

In brief: See a therapist

If you think it will be difficult to discuss this with your parents, you should consider speaking first with a therapist who can help you based on your expectations and personal history/experience with your parents.
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Dr. Edward Goldberg
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