When Your Child is Gay: What You Need to Know

When Your Child is Gay What You Need to Know Coming out can be fraught with difficulty for both parents and child but Wesley C Davidson a popular blogger on gay rights issues and Dr Jonathan Tobkes a New York City based psychiatrist provide

  • Title: When Your Child is Gay: What You Need to Know
  • Author: Wesley C. Davidson Jonathan L. Tobkes Cason Crane
  • ISBN: 9781454919360
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Paperback
  • Coming out can be fraught with difficulty for both parents and child but Wesley C Davidson, a popular blogger on gay rights issues, and Dr Jonathan Tobkes, a New York City based psychiatrist, provide a road map so families can better navigate this rocky emotional terrain Emphasizing communication and unconditional love, Davidson and Tobkes help parents untangle their owComing out can be fraught with difficulty for both parents and child but Wesley C Davidson, a popular blogger on gay rights issues, and Dr Jonathan Tobkes, a New York City based psychiatrist, provide a road map so families can better navigate this rocky emotional terrain Emphasizing communication and unconditional love, Davidson and Tobkes help parents untangle their own feelings, identify and overcome barriers to acceptance, encourage strong self esteem in their child, handle negative or hostile reactions to their child s sexual identity, and Filled with case studies and interviews, along with useful action plans and conversation starters, this is a positive, progressive guide to raising healthy, well adjusted adults.

    One thought on “When Your Child is Gay: What You Need to Know”

    1. Review first appeared on Joyful Antidotes.For a while, I didn’t really know how to start this post, then decided to just tell you the reason why I choose to review it: I still think there is too much homophobia in this world and if there is any small way I can help promote acceptance, I will do it.When Your Child is Gay: What You Need to Know is written by Wesley C. Davidson, a popular blogger on gay rights issues, and Dr Jonathan Tobkes, a New York City-based psychiatrist. It is a collection [...]

    2. The authors have written a book that is filled with helpful information for the parents of a child who has just informed them that she/he is gay. This book provides a useful and compassionate read that will allow parents to develop and grow, along with their child, from what can be a highly emotional and frightening time to a time of understanding and acceptance. Many people when confronted with this situation find they are not equipped to deal with it. With this book, they will find a valuable [...]

    3. Written by my friend Wesley Davidson. A personal, sensitive and well written book.An informative book for any parent who has a gay child or friend.

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