Father’s Day

Shame and Affirmation

June 14, 2014 |

My son said, “If anyone knew who I really was, they would hate me.” These were the same thoughts he had regarding us before he had come out to us. So Wendy and I took on the task of liberating him of that shame.

Fathering My Son, Fathering Myself

June 14, 2014 |

While stopped at an intersection, he quietly said, in a concerned voice, “Dad, I just wanted you and Rick to know that you are gay.” I asked him, “What makes you think that?” He said, “Because you are two men that love each other.”