How About Families

Themes such as sexual orientation or gender identity are usually complex themes within the family. Complex does not necessarily mean problematic or, even less, that it is a theme with a negative connotation.
When a child, a teenager or an adult, with heterosexual parents, presents themselves as lesbian, it is common for parents to have difficulty dealing with the subject, especially since it is a reality that is not their own. Currently, the LGBTQ theme is widely covered in the social, political and cultural landscape. Familiarity with the subject and the presence of homosexual people in our daily lives has increased tolerance and promoted equal rights, at least in the countries of Western Europe.
The way each of us deals with their homosexuality, whether on an individual level or in the family and social context, is individual and surely there are no right and wrong ways.
When it comes to the issue of having a child (or children) this theme takes on different contours.
First of all, the child will be someone’s daughter but at the same time also a granddaughter, niece, nephew, cousin, and so on. You certainly will not want to deprive your child of the possibility of relations with a larger family, with which you can share experiences and, if all goes well, will give you, your wife and your childI am text block.

When it comes to the issue of having a child (or children) this theme takes on different contours.
First of all, the child will be someone’s daughter but at the same time also a granddaughter, niece, nephew, cousin, and so on. You certainly will not want to deprive your child of the possibility of relationships with a larger family, with which he can share experiences and affections. Plus, if things go well, these people can be a great support for you, your wife, and your child.

If you are going to have a child with your spouse, give your families the possibility of being part of this project. If your plan goes through adoption take into consideration that for you and your partner, this is a subject widely debated, thought and reflected over a long period of time. But for those around you, the situation can assume a sudden and unexpected character.
It is not easy to tell someone, who was not expecting it, who will be grandmother/grandfather and simultaneously introduce him to a grandchild, with 3 or 4 years. Give them time!

Your children will be a factor promoting the internal cohesion of the family. They will facilitate conversations, promote moments of relaxation and many smiles.