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Many other guys like you already have. These are normal human responses to unwanted or abusive sexual experiences. Interviewer: Great. Twenty-one interviews were one-to-one and one was with a couple. Whether the parents might embrace or reject a gay child, families naturally tend to avoid difficult subjects — and so a stalemate ensues, with many parents worrying that the act of concealment could be taking a psychic toll on their child.
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The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children had those worries as well — but they came after fears of rejection by parents and family, bullying at school and fear of coming out. Because the embattled students were not necessarily out to friends and family, the interviewer was particularly careful to not impose a sexual identity on the respondent.
In the same vein, the causal ordering here is not certain. Vice versa, what seemed more likely to fit into a societal norm of a family appeared more at odds with nature since it required more technological and financial assistance. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.