You might feel guilty or upset, but your child is not the person to process that with. I would give it Time but be pushy as well. And you know what? At the same time, don't feel offended if you aren't the main person that they want to support them! This is understandable, but it may not be the best way to get through. Jennifer Apr 07,
Welcome to the latest post in our series in which we answer some of the questions we have been sent.
Ask Ammanda: My husband won't accept our daughter is gay
So, speculating with your child about the origins of their sexuality will probably not get you anywhere anyway. Julie Apr 05, Lisa May 06, Jennifer Apr 07, Take it seriously - don't deny it But more importantly, the problem with this kind of speculation and, again, it is speculation is that it takes the focus off your child and onto you at a time when the child needs you to be focussed on them. Adrianne Apr 05,
I knew as did our dad and brothers. My Mum is not dominating either she wishes! It's not at all an indication that you won't have grandkids. So, speculating with your child about the origins of their sexuality will probably not get you anywhere anyway. They may appreciate getting in touch with supportive organisations such as the True Freedom Trustand reading their website, especially if they want to meet up with or hear from other people in a similar situation.