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Author Davidson, Wesley C., author.
Title When your child is gay : what you need to know / Wesley C. Davidson and Jonathon L. Tobkes, MD.
Pub Info New York : Sterling, [2016]
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  PARENT 306.874 DAV     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Adult  306.874 DAVIDSON     AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 220 pages ; 21 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-210) and index.
Summary 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 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 more. 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.
Subject Sexual orientation.
Parents of gays.
Gay youth -- Family relationships.
Sexual orientation.
Sexual preference.
Parents of gay men.
LGBTQ+ parents.
Gay youth.
LGBTQ+ youth.
Add Author Tobkes, Jonathon, author.
ISBN 9781454919360 (paperback)
1454919361 (paperback)
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