What would you do if your child told you

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  1. del
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    they were gay?
     
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    The same thing I'd do if they told me they were straight.
     
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    Neser Boha upgrade your gray matter

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    I second Ravi.
     
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    I'd like to second Ravi and NB, but I can't. Finding out my child is gay would be a big shock, so I can't in all honesty say that I would feel and behave no differently.
     
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    My son prefers boys over girls.

    Girls are yucky!
     
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    It shouldn't come as a shock. If you're a perceptive parent, there's almost no way it can be that big of a surprise
     
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    Oh. OK then.
     
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    The question I would ask myself is: "Do I love my child?"
     
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    That sort of really centers all that follows. :thup:
     
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    Make sure they understood that I still love them very much. It's commonplace these days, a family member has a son who told her that a couple of years ago and she handled it very well.

    I'm sure it takes time for people to accept it but you begin not even thinking about it after awhile.
     

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