A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality

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InterVarsity Press, Sep 27, 2012 - 255 pages
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Homosexuality: is it learned, biological or both? The answer to this question deeply concerns parents. They want to know how they can best raise their children. A common belief today is that nothing can be done to foster the development of healthy heterosexual orientation in children. But the clinical experience and professional research of Dr. Nicolosi and others indicates otherwise. In this groundbreaking book Joseph and Linda Ames Nicolosi uncover the most significant factors that contribute to a child's healthy sense of self as male or female. Listening to moving recollections from ex-homosexual men and women who describe what was missing in their own childhoods, the Nicolosis provide clear insight for identifying potential developmental roadblocks and give practical advice to parents for helping their children securely identify with their gender. Replete with personal stories from parents, children and ex-homosexual strugglers, A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality offers compassion and hope for all those parents who seek to lay a foundation for a healthy heterosexual identity in their children.

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User Review  - Kaethe - LibraryThing

Oh, hell no. I'm frankly horrified that there are people who have read this book and believe that it offers anything other than bigotry and hate. 1. Sexual orientation is in not correlated with gender ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aly_Locatelli - LibraryThing

What the fuck even is this. PS Lowest ever rating on GR. Get the hint, people. Being homosexual is OKAY. It's not an illness, not something that needs to be 'cured'. Maybe you, authors, should get yourself looked at. PPS SIX FIVE STAR RATINGS? WHAT THE FUCK MAN. Who?! Why?! When?! Read full review

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Joseph Nicolosi (Ph.D., psychology) is clinical director of the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic and former president and cofounder of the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH). His other books include Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality (Aronson, 1991), Healing Homosexuality: Case Stories of Reparative Therapy (Aronson, 1993) and A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality (InterVarsity Press, 2002).

Nicolosi is the publications director for the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH). She has partnered with her husband, Joseph Nicolosi, on his writing projects over the past twenty years.

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