I still thought we cared about each other deeply. We get along well, laugh a lot, and typically have a policy of honesty with one another. Or I thought we did.
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A lot of people are. It sure doesn't sound like you're faking an attraction to your husband—and you're not just into him because he's into you; being wanted by him certainly seems to inflame your desire for him, SCURRED, but you're attracted to him as, well, as an object. A male object.
From the Hit Me Up archives: Our resident agony aunt Rhona McAuliffe offers advice to a reader whose fantasy sex life is becoming a little bit too real. I feel rejected but am mostly just not into it. Excuse the pun.
Due to the nature of the data used in this study- individual testimony, where individuals discuss their histories in detail, it was not possible to fully anonymise the full transcripts to the level that participants could not, under any conditions, be identified. Consequently we do not have ethical approval from our institutional ethics committee to lodge the transcripts to a public repository. This study investigated the stories of heterosexual women who experienced a husband coming out as gay and a consequential marital separation.
What do you do when your husband of 20 years tells you he is gay and you feel you have been living a lie? How do your children cope? This 'unusual but not uncommon' situation is made all the harder because, unlike in the US, there is little support here for the straight spouses of homosexuals.
I am separated for the past six years after my husband made the announcement following a family bereavement that he was not happy any more in the marriage and he did not want to live a lie. We were married for 22 years. We tried marriage counselling but after four sessions he said there was no point in continuing.
Posted by Straight Spouse on Aug 1, in Blog 61 comments. By Kristin Kalbli. It is an utter travesty that homophobia still exists in our culture to such a degree that self-loathing and fear still infect perfectly wonderful people who happen to be LGBT.