Posts tagged later in life lesbian
Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - The Struggle to Come Out

Many of us couldn’t care less if a friend, a family member or our kids were gay.   WE were the only people who could NOT be gay. That is internalized homophobia in a nutshell.  

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Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - The Act of Letting Go

At the end of those excruciating months, those fingers that were so tightly clenched, clutched, wrapped around the intricate threads of my then life began to loosen and let go of fear as I was birthed into a beautiful unimagined new life.  

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Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - Mom, Me, and the Library

In the sacred space of this library my emotions suddenly became heightened with very sweet memories of my mom.  I am not used to sharp focused pleasant memories; the lens is usually colored by so many other thoughts.   She was one smart cookie and probably would have flourished in an academic life, not raising five children. 

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