Colin has same sex attraction. He describes it as something he has, rather than who he is. It doesn’t define him.
If you’re a youth worker, expect to face compassion fatigue sometime. Keep it at bay with good self-care habits, including supervision.
Author: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House. Heterosexual marriage has been a building block of society for thousands of years. Ancient history tells us that while same sex relationships have been evident in many civilisations, including Greek and Roman cultures, there was never a question of calling such relationships marriage.