Wedding Woes

Classic: Your fears are understandable, but not his burden to bear.

My son came out to me as bisexual about 10 months ago. On the one hand, I do not love him any less and want to see him happy. On the other hand, I really want him to be happy in a heterosexual relationship. I know that the choice is his and his alone to make and I’m being supportive but societal judgment/gay-bashing/targeting IS real and I fear for his safety. In the crazy world in which we live, what can I do to actually be as supportive as I’m pretending to be? I truly do want him to be happy but I’m not going to lie: I truly wish he were dating a female…

Re: Classic: Your fears are understandable, but not his burden to bear.

  • Get some therapy. 
    charlotte989875
  • Instead of worrying about how terrible the world is, what are you doing to make it safer for your child? Are you learning how to be an ally? How to speak up in your circles? How to push back against hatred and bigotry or are you just sitting here wish they’d be a different person. 
    STARMOON44mrsconn23short+sassy
  • ei34ei34 member
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    “I truly want him to be happy”

    Ummm then support him and stop wishing certain relationships on him?! 
    levioosaSTARMOON44
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