LGBTQIA/Mental Health/Relationships

The Fear of Sacrificing Everything to Come Out

The most significant challenges are often telling the people we love the most

Loren A Olson MD
Oct 27 · 8 min read
Mixed media representation of very depressed young man.
Mixed media representation of very depressed young man.
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If you’re having difficulty finding hope, here, I’ll lend you some of mine.

For those struggling with conflicts about sexual orientation, reaching out to someone can offer hope. Many older gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men do not seek care from a mental health provider because they fear discrimination and homophobia.

Invisible Illness

We don't talk enough about mental health.

Loren A Olson MD

Written by

Gay father; Psychiatrist; Award-winning author FINALLY OUT. Chapter excerpt here: http://bit.ly/2EyhXTY Top writer on Medium. Not medical advice.

Invisible Illness

We don't talk enough about mental health.

Loren A Olson MD

Written by

Gay father; Psychiatrist; Award-winning author FINALLY OUT. Chapter excerpt here: http://bit.ly/2EyhXTY Top writer on Medium. Not medical advice.

Invisible Illness

We don't talk enough about mental health.

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