Our resident agony aunt Rhona McAuliffe offers advice to a reader whose fantasy sex life is becoming a little bit too real. I feel rejected but am mostly just not into it. Excuse the pun.
Q I suspect that my husband of 10 years is secretly gay. Well, truth be told, I know deep down that my husband is gay. Without going into graphic detail, his preferences in the bedroom run strongly, nay exclusively, towards practices usually associated with gay sex.
Could your husband be? To help confirm — or relieve — your suspicions, read on for 5 possible signs your husband is gay… No woman wants to discover that her husband is gay. But it happens more frequently than you might think — whether you had a feeling all along or it came as a complete surprise.
Sometimes a woman may have been in a heterosexual relationship for years and yet feel something is somehow "off;" and she may find herself asking, "Is my husband gay? If a husband is gay, it can devastate not only the relationship but the straight wife as well. The clearest way to know if your husband is gay is if he tells you.
In the last few years, gay rights have skyrocketed from a hush-hush subject to an everyday topic. Porn isn't a gay thing; it's a man thing. His new obsession with the red screen can be rooted in many things and is not a clear sign that he's struggling with his sexuality.
By Janine Cole Oct 25, Photo: Courtesy of Janine Cole. One Saturday morning last fall, my marriage ended before I even had a chance to finish my coffee.
Pierce Buxton founded the Straight Spouse Network inafter her own husband of 25 years came out, to help other couples going through the same issues. When the people involved are middle-aged or even older, the situation brings about its own unique challenges. In her experience, a third of couples split immediately and angrily, a third try to divorce amicably and another third try to make it work.
Due to the nature of the data used in this study- individual testimony, where individuals discuss their histories in detail, it was not possible to fully anonymise the full transcripts to the level that participants could not, under any conditions, be identified. Consequently we do not have ethical approval from our institutional ethics committee to lodge the transcripts to a public repository. This study investigated the stories of heterosexual women who experienced a husband coming out as gay and a consequential marital separation. Interpretative phenomenological analysis IPA was used.
I still thought we cared about each other deeply. We get along well, laugh a lot, and typically have a policy of honesty with one another. Or I thought we did.