Gay Parenting Jonesboro AR
Robert Heath Meeks, LCSW, NBCCH
Terra Hills,484 County Road 7593
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,OCD,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Lyon College)Bachelor of Arts in Religion/Philosophy (Lyon College)Bachelor of Arts in Speech (Lyon College)Bachelor of Science in Social Work (Lyon College)Master of Social Work (University of Arkansas)
Civil Psychlogical Services
Child & Youth Development Center
800 S Church St Ste 201
Arkansas Parent Training Center
1702 Stone St
1702 Stone St
260 Southwest Dr
Tonja Lynn McDaniel
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Counselor
Better Life Counseling Center
1605 James St
Gilchrist Daniel W
522 W Washington Ave
Barttelt John Attorney At Law
403 S Main St
Civil Psychological Services
Gay Dad - Parenting Information and Advice for Gay Dads
Useful Resource Sites for Gay Dads
While gay dads have always been around, the past couple of decades have seen them emerging from the closet. Owning up to one's homosexuality always requires courage. However, it is even more difficult for gay dads who may be concerned about the effect of their 'declaration' on their children. There is, after all, the very real fear that their children may become the targets of abuse from people with a prejudice against homosexuality .
These are some facts regarding gay dads:
- With the legal and social stigma against homosexuality lifting, an increasing number of gay dads (and lesbian moms), who have been through a heterosexual marriage, have started coming out about their sexuality.
- Over the last two decades, the number of gay men (and lesbian women), whether single or couples, who are choosing to have children outside socially approved marriage norms, in also on the rise.
- Gay dads are as concerned about their children as heterosexual fathers-whether biological or adoptive-and work equally hard at providing them with a loving and secure home.
- Gay dads (and lesbian moms) continue to come up against hostile attitudes to their parenthood. This is partly in due to a commonly held belief that children of gay parents are more likely to become gays themselves. Research has however shown that there is no truth in this assumption.
Resources for gay dads are amazingly slim. However, here...
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