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Someone I Love is Gay

Anita WorthenBob Davies

Someone I Love is Gay

Anita WorthenBob Davies

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Finding out that a child, spouse, relative or friend is homosexual can be an unwelcome surprise. You're hit with a complex combination of emotions--grief, shame, fear, guilt. You are flooded with questions ranging from why to what's next. You wonder what a biblical response would be. At the same time, someone you care about deeply may be awaiting your response. What should you say?Someone I Love Is Gaywas created out of Bob Davies's personal and professional experience and out of Anita Worthen's struggle with her son over these issues. Also drawing on experiences of others, the authors will help you handle your feelings while responding appropriately to your loved one.

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About "Someone I Love is Gay"

Finding out that a child, spouse, relative or friend is homosexual can be an unwelcome surprise. You're hit with a complex combination of emotions--grief, shame, fear, guilt. You are flooded with questions ranging from why to what's next. You wonder what a biblical response would be. At the same time, someone you care about deeply may be awaiting your response. What should you say?Someone I Love Is Gaywas created out of Bob Davies's personal and professional experience and out of Anita Worthen's struggle with her son over these issues. Also drawing on experiences of others, the authors will help you handle your feelings while responding appropriately to your loved one.
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Meet the Authors

Anita Worthen

Worthen has been involved with ex-gay ministry to family memWorthen has been involved with ex-gay ministry to family members and friends for over ten years. She and her husband, Frbers and friends for over ten years. She and her husband, Frank Worthen, one of the founders of the ex-gay movement, havank Worthen, one of the founders of the ex-gay movement, have spoken about homosexual ministry on four continents. They e spoken about homosexual ministry on four continents. They live in San Rafael, California. live in San Rafael, California. C

Bob Davies

Bob Davies retired in 2001 as the North American director ofBob Davies retired in 2001 as the North American director of Exodus International, a worldwide coalition of Christian mi Exodus International, a worldwide coalition of Christian ministries to men and women overcoming homosexuality. He currenistries to men and women overcoming homosexuality. He currently serves on the music department administrative team at Untly serves on the music department administrative team at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington. niversity Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington. C

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction: How This Book Can Help You
  • 1 Homosexuality: The Shocking Discovery
  • 2 The Grief Cycle: Surviving The Emotional Turmoil
  • 3 Guilt: The Continual Crushing Weight
  • 4 Disclosure: Do I Dare Tell Anyone?
  • 5 Relinquishment: What Does "letting Go" Really Mean?
  • 6 Sexual Abuse: Uncovering Another Family Secret
  • 7 Illness: Living In The Shadow Of Aids
  • 8 Just For Parents: Special Concerns & Questions
  • 9 Just For Spouses: Special Concerns & Questions
  • 10 When A Friend Says, "i'm Gay"
  • 11 Entering Into Romantic Friendships: Concerns &
  • Questions
  • 12 Finding Hope Again: Life After Homosexuality
  • 13 Afterword
  • Appendix A: For Further Reading
  • Appendix B: Resources For Additional Help
  • Notes

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  • Catalogue Code 100370
  • Product Code 0830819827
  • EAN 9780830819829
  • Pages 216
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jun 1996
  • Sales Rank #25340
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.272kg

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