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I will do my best to assist you with your problem. So if I understand correctly, you have a female friend with whom you had some sexual chemistry, which eventually led to a sexual encounter between you. After this, however, she ... Read more.
Sounds like you have a lot going on. I can understand why you are confused, frustrated, and questioning.
I don't believe anyone wants to be perceived as vulnerable, whether they are male or female. I think that most people are happier to be seen as strong, and ... Read more.
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You shared with us that you have feelings for your best friend. You have told your friend about your attraction to her, but she has told you she does not feel the same way. Even though she said she does ... Read more.
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You say that you're hesitant to come out because you feel like you will be proving people right about gay stereotypes. Let me begin by telling you that I understand your anger at this situation; I too was called a lesbian ... Read more.
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I would like to answer your question, to the best of my knowledge and opinion, in 4 points. I would first like to address the cultural situation you live in, in Tunisia. Then we could discuss your friendship with your best friend, and finally ... Read more.
Thanks for your question and please forgive the long wait for this answer. You're curious as to whether it's possible for sexual abuse to make someone gay. The short answer to this question is no. There is never a single root cause to someone being gay.
There are ... Read more.
I am sorry you were repeatedly molested during your childhood. People who have been molested are not more prone to change their sexuality than any other people. Many people know they are gay before they even have any kind of sexual contact.
I must say, to find out who you are, ... Read more.
I can see how this must be such a difficult and confusing time for you.
The most important thing is that you were brave enough to ask for help.
That is such a huge step to take. Most adults can't even do that.
Therapy does take time. And finding a therapy that ... Read more.
Thanks for writing in to us at AltherHéros. From what you said in your post, it sounds as though that you have been very happy with the influence that women have had in your life but you also seem concerned about an internet porn addiction.
The first thing that ... Read more.
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately you seem to be involved in a very complex and complicated situation, for which there will be no easy solutions. I would like to address firsthand the legal aspects of your question. The definition of incest, although it varies according to different resources ... Read more.
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