Parents of Grown Offspring (POGO) offers constructive, supportive strategies for family issues.
Although alternatives to heterosexual relationships are far more commonplace than they used to be, coming out to one’s parents can still be extremely awkward. One father considers initiating “the conversation,” but he’s not sure how. Think about what you would say in In the Closet.
If sending your child off to a combat zone is terrible, having him return home a damaged soul is even worse. Parents and therapists weigh in on the high and hidden costs of war in our Going Deeper article, When Your Child Returns From Combat. Fortunately, you’ll see that there’s more help available to vets and their families than ever before.
Finally, enjoy this week’s Other Voices’ cartoon, Psychotherapists have their own love/hate relationship with mothers!