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Mom, Dad, I'm gay : how families negotiate coming out

Author: Ritch C Savin-Williams
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Drawing from over 150 original interviews with teenagers, psychologist Ritch C. Savin-Williams separates fact from fiction in this survey of coming out experiences. Drawing from existing developmental research, he illustrates the wide range of family reactions and discusses the factors that determine how parents come to terms with the disclosure over time. Dr. Savin-Williams reveals that the coming out experience  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ritch C Savin-Williams
ISBN: 1557987416 9781557987419
OCLC Number: 44518137
Description: xii, 276 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Differential developmental trajectories --
ch. 3. Relations with parents --
ch. 4. Daughters and mothers --
ch. 5. Daughters and fathers --
ch. 6. Sons and mothers --
ch. 7. Sons and fathers --
ch. 8. Negotiating healthy relationships among family members --
ch. 9. Research agenda.
Other Titles: I'm gay
Responsibility: by Ritch C. Savin-Williams.

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Drawing from over 150 interviews with teens, psychologist Ritch Savin-Williams seeks to separate fact from fiction in this survey of coming-out experiences. He illustrates the range of family  Read more...
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