CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health > Sexual Orientation 6 articles

Sexual Orientation refers to a person's arousal preference, specifically relating to gender. People can be straight, gay, asexual, bisexual or undefined. Learn more about issues that are specific to sexual orientation, as opposed to people struggling with sexual issues (such as arousal problems, or erectile issues).

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Telling Your Partner That You Are Asexual

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

Telling Your Partner That You’re Asexual

You've done some research and personal reflection, and you're confident that you’re asexual.  You are well-versed in this orientation and how it applies to…


Exactly What Is Asexuality

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

           The United States is slowly getting more sex savvy, so you’ve probably heard the term “asexuality” pop up with friends or online.  You think that…


How to Come Out to Family

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

How to Come Out to Members of Your Family: The mere thought of sharing with your family that you are questioning your sexual orientation can be anxiety producing.   You have no…


Coming Out To Parents

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Coming out to biased parents: The realization and acceptance of one’s own sexuality is an exciting and anxiety-provoking journey. Initially you may want to tell every person you know that you…


Building a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Network

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Do you feel isolated and alone? Are you confused about your sexuality? Or worry about how those around you will respond? Coming out can be an emotional and scary process. …


Premarital Counseling for Same-Sex Couples

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Counseling for same sex coules in Philadelphia.  Call 267-324-9564

While many therapists are “couples counselors” not all couples counselors are trained in all types of couples counseling.  Gay and lesbian couples…