need advise re. possible gay daughter - FamilyEducation
need advise re. possible gay daughter
10/01/2007 at 15:52 PM

My 14 year-old daughter just confessed about her being gay/ possible bi-sexual.  I assured her I love her the same way. I really need to talk to someone who knows more about this subject, I am concerned I might say something that will make her not trust me, or not talk to me openly.

Hello, I think its great that you assured her that you love her and there are some gay youth resources out there that help them they also have resources for parents through one of these web sites I am sure they can help you help her.  I would be supportive get some books continue to keep the communication open.  I hope this helps.

here are some more sites




I just wanted to thank you for your kind words and the links.  I continue to be very open with her, I just want to make sure that I am not offending her in any way.  For now she is very happy that I was not mad or angry when she told me.


Hey anniko,


Welcome to the boards.  It is great that you are there for your daughter and are supporting her.  I think that is so important to our children that we accept them for who they are!




Every good word counts, thank you! I must tell, first I was confused, but a did a lot of reading since Sunday, and I get more and more confortable about it. My daughter tells me more and more every day about how she feels, and I am happy that she chose to talk about her feelings.