115: My Kid Came Out. What Do I Do Next?

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What do you do when your child comes out? What are the next steps? This is for any parent regardless of what you believe; this episode will give you the tools you need to create a nurturing environment for your children so that they know they are safe and unconditionally loved. We discuss:

  • being safe early
  • what to say when your child says, “I’m gay”
  • how to communicate with kids who don’t want to talk about it
  • sex ed for LGBTQ kids

Show Notes:

The Christian Closet
Embracing the Journey
Just Because He Breathes
Tina Schermer Sellers
52: Parenting and Reparenting Without Sexual Shame

Candice Czubernat has been a therapist for 17 years and is the founder of the LGBTQ affirming counseling and coaching practice, The Christian Closet as well as the teletherapy organization Progressive Christian Counseling.   Candice is a graduate of The Moody Bible Institute and The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.   She identifies as a lesbian and a Christian.  She lives in a small mountain town in southern California with her wife, the love of her life, Crystal, and their 8-year-old boy/girl twins Deacon and Dylan. Connect with Candice on Twitter and Instagram