Gay Therapist Gives Tips for Gay Men Aging Gracefully: Part I: Emotionally and Physically

Part I:  Emotionally and Physically In this three-part series of blog articles, I’d like to share some of the ways that I’ve seen my gay male clients benefit from therapy in a way that most people probably don’t think about:  how therapy helps with a healthy aging.  As a specialist in LGBT affirmative therapy, and … Read moreGay Therapist Gives Tips for Gay Men Aging Gracefully: Part I: Emotionally and Physically

Gay Men Keeping Perspective: Quality of Life for A Place in History

Many factors affect your quality of life, just day-to-day.  But one tip that I have used that helps me, and the clients I counsel and coach, is to keep perspective about your personal life, your work, and your social life in an historical context of the age in history in which we live.  Many people … Read moreGay Men Keeping Perspective: Quality of Life for A Place in History

October 11, 2010: National Coming Out Day

In honor of National Coming Out Day, I offer a reprint of an essay I did for an AIDS Project Los Angeles publication a few years ago: Coming Out:  Again and Again  Many young gay men, in childhood and early adolescence, as they become aware that they are gay, often build an internal awareness of their gay … Read moreOctober 11, 2010: National Coming Out Day

On Gay Men’s Birthdays, Self-Esteem, and the Meaning of Life

How many times in a year do I hear that there are people who “hate birthdays”?  Far too many.  For these people, any recognition of a birthday is somehow a validation of their fears of aging, or a reminder that they are “just getting older.”  What can I say about this, as a sophisticated licensed … Read moreOn Gay Men’s Birthdays, Self-Esteem, and the Meaning of Life