Stryker S, Burke PJ. Tips for Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage. Those who had positive communication with their husband experienced significant empathy towards him following the disclosure, which facilitated the resolution of the hurt incurred. How will it influence them to have a gay parent? She sought to break the pattern of focus on her husband, who had health issues. However, she felt empathy towards him.
Dear Prudence: I suspect my wife might be a lesbian.
There are others, but these are the most common. It's an instinct. If she has expressed interest in sex with a female. Your Name:. You have a sense of longing that echoes that of the heroines of the romance.
As long as you both are faithful with your set up, you can have a secure married life. I have a gay friend who does none of this, and a straight friend who does a lot of them! The best sign is her answer "Yes" when you ask her if she's a lesbian. Or he might seem distant and robotic in what are supposed to be your moments of greatest intimacy.
This resulted in further frustration. Seek out a support group or professional help. Flying solo at midlife: Gender, marital status, and psychological well-being. My response was along the lines of, "Don't be ridiculous. However, some studies suggest that required support may be perceived as unavailable, due to family or religious homophobic beliefs [ 21 , 22 ]. We want sons who are kind and honourable, but not so much so that they'll be mocked. Paula Hall, relationship psychotherapist with Relate.