Should they stay together, or should they separate? But the gay spouse starts to realise that they can't retreat back into the closet. I was born and raised by homophobic people and structures, and I was persuaded to be a homophobic gay man. The marriage of an asexual to a sexual is one in which the asexual partner either does not experience sexual desire or attraction, or experiences low desire or attraction. But again, when I talk with the spouses of gay men and women, usually there are personal issues on their side as well.
There were no secrets and no assumptions.
Can a gay man and a straight woman have a happy marriage?
The Mormon church has not taken a specific stand on whether they support mixed-orientation marriages. The people involved in such a marriage may not be romantically or sexually compatible, for example if the marriage is between a heterosexual male and a homosexual female. Previous Post By Allan. Her husband verbally attacks and abuses her and, yet, she wants to find ways to salvage the marriage…even with the added fact of his being gay and having lied to her all those years. It did for about 5 years. If a gay spouse were only sexually and not romantically attracted to men, they might have a chance at staying with their straight.
I was never angry because he was gay. Others judge the couple if they choose to remain together and make a go of it. I have speculated whether it will be a mid-life crisis or the death of his parents that will finally push him out of the closet. Sadly, many couples who stay together end up living in a closet together to avoid the judgment coming from others. The straight spouse is usually satisfied with the way things were before they learned about having an overtly gay spouse; thus getting back the person they married. This was the life I wanted.