Yes, it was helpful. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. My heart ached, and I wished I could rewind to the time when kisses and cuddles fixed absolutely everything. Share this article Facebook Twitter. Or, at least, we tried to. He was suddenly dancing and singing—all the time. Two years later, Will came out to us in the middle of a family dinner at a local restaurant.
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You know those memories where every detail about the moment is etched into your brain? He also expressed his worry for us, rather than himself, telling us he understood that it would take time for us to accept his sexuality. An error has occurred while trying to update your details. Chances are, high school will be even more of a minefield. Will I be able to support him effectively?
Your password has been changed. She is the founder of Dr. The damage we inadvertently caused him by revealing our true feelings about homosexuality continues to haunt me. Even though I had had my transformative experience and had realized I needed to love my children exactly as they are, my stomach lurched; my throat contracted; my tears flowed. When Lucas was finally tucked in, I headed back downstairs, flopped dramatically onto the sofa and let out the biggest exhale of my life. Not much was said after that. Friends exalt my love, acceptance and transparency.